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Embassy

1. A group of diplomats charged with representing the interests of a country to a foreign government. For example, the embassy of the United States in London represents the U.S. in the United Kingdom. The head of an embassy is usually called an ambassador.

2. More commonly, the building in which an embassy keeps its office. This office is extraterritorial, which means it is the sovereign territory of the embassy's government, not of the host country.
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Abu Dhabi: South Korean diplomatic missions in the UAE have started registering its citizens as overseas voters for the country's presidential polls which will be held later this year.
Russia urged Ukraine to take all required measures to make sure security for its diplomatic missions in the war-torn country, the foreign ministry said.
As part of the team at the Macedonian diplomatic mission in Sofia, in addition to my usual responsibilities toward the host country, everyday I have the privilege to cooperate closely with 12 more diplomatic missions accredited for Macedonia from Sofia.
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In his turn, Ambassador Ord-Smith expressed his gratitude to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan for the assistance and support in carrying out his diplomatic mission in Tajikistan.
The activities of these people have directly harmed the safety of overseas diplomatic missions and interfered with their regular work,'' said the spokesman.
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In adherence with the Program for holding a thematic working meeting with the heads of the diplomatic missions of the Republic of Macedonia, on 29 December a visit was organized to the municipalities of Kocani and Stip, within the framework of which the investment opportunities of the abovementioned municipalities in the fields of tourism, sport and agriculture were presented to the heads of the diplomatic mission.