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Secretary of State

The head of the U.S. federal government department charged with conducting foreign relations. The secretary is responsible for advising the president on foreign policy, assisting American businesses abroad, and overseeing U.S. embassies. He or she is appointed by the president of the United States and confirmed by the Senate.
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US State Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew emphasized the importance of the open dialogue on the implementation of the reform plan in Ukraine including further reforms in the energy supply sector and tackling corruption in Ukraine.
So as to be able to continue offering protection to those people fleeing armed conflict in the future as well, European countries have to take joint action," State Secretary Dijkhoff, writing on behalf of the Government, recently read to the House of Representatives.
On a previous occasion, three years ago, when the state secretary post fell vacant following the demise of C.
Even trade unions are non-profit organizations, but when they conduct actions demanding something, for instance pay increase, they touch upon policy of the state," the State Secretary explained.
State Secretary Trifunov stressed the goal of the World Consumer Rights Day observances was to strengthen the awareness of consumers in Macedonia over protection of their rights, in line with the EU-harmonized Law on Consumer Protection.
Yet, he cannot take such a confident stance for the next winter season, the state secretary was cited as saying.
HE the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor al-Thani yesterday conferred with Gonzalo de Benito, the Spanish state secretary for foreign affairs, who is visiting Qatar.
The Secretary of State also met with Polish State Secretary in charge of Immigration and Senate Marshal Bogdan Borusewicz.
The job has been vacant since last summer when Bajare, then head of the euro introduction project, was confirmed as the Finance Ministry's state secretary.
According to the latest media information, Albanians will not get the positions of Minister, Deputy Minister and State Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and all of this makes Albanians feel cheated by the present politics.
Summary: Rabat - The Republic of Macedonia supports Morocco's autonomy project to resolve the Sahara issue, Macedonian State Secretary to Foreign Affairs, Abdulkadar Memedi, said on Monday in Rabat.
Summary: Moroccan Minister of Industry, Commerce and New technology Ahmed Reda Chami met, on Monday, with Switzerland's State Secretary for economic affairs Jean-Daniel Gerber on means and ways to reinforce economic cooperation.

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