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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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The US Secretary of State, according to other official sources who participated in the meeting representing South Sudanese politicians of the three separate rival factions of the ruling Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM), also warned the parties that their actions may result to South Sudan losing friends around the globe.
SOUNDBITE 1 - John Kerry, US Secretary of State (man, English, 31 sec):
For his part, the US Secretary of State stressed his country's commitment to the security and stability of this region, adding that they discussed during their meeting today a range of issues of joint concern as well as the relations between the United States and the GCC member states and means of enhancing them.
Shaikh Abdullah assured the US Secretary of State on the health of Shaikh Khalifa and conveyed his thanks and appreciation to the US President for his sincere feelings in this regard.
This is the fifth time the committee in charge in following up the Arab Peace Initiative holds a meeting with the US Secretary of State.
Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton, with St Andrews University principal and vice-chancellor Professor Louise Richardson, before she received an honorary degree from St Andrews University
DEGREE: Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton with St Andrews University principal and vice-chancellor Professor Louise Richardson
According to US Secretary of State, under the Kerry-Lugar Bill until now three and half a billion dollars have been provided to Pakistan.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has made an unannounced visit to Iraq on Sunday in a bid to make sure Iranian flights over Iraq were not carrying arms to Syria.
Kabul) – US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should publicly announce a strategy to protect women's rights in Afghanistan before she leaves office in 2013, Human Rights Watch said in a letter to Clinton today.
29 (SUNA) - The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the United States appreciates the wise leaderships of Sudan and South Sudan, a matter which led to the signing of some agreements between Sudan and South Sudan in Addis Ababa.
Bilateral co-operation between the US and Bulgaria, the situation in North Africa and the Middle East and energy security were among the main topics discussed at the February 5 meeting between Prime Minister Boiko Borissov and US secretary of state Hillary Clinton in Sofia.

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