Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The department of the British government responsible for advising on and executing foreign policy and matters related to the Commonwealth of Nations (which primarily consists of former territories of the British Empire). It also has an administration role in British overseas territories. It was created in its current form in 1968 but traces its origins to 1782. The chancellor of the exchequer is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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The top science adviser to the British Foreign Office will visit Taiwan next week to launch a joint project benefiting Taiwanese research and development talent, the United Kingdom's trade office in Taipei announced Wednesday.
During the encounter held at the British Foreign Office, the two officials discussed their countries' exceptional bilateral relations and numerous regional issues of common interest.
November 28, 2017, SPA -- The British Foreign Office will host a five-nation meeting on Yemen, with the participation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, U.
9 (ANI): British Foreign Office Minister Lord Tariq Ahmad arrives in Delhi on Wednesday for the start of a two-day visit to India.
The British Foreign Office warned against travel in the event of terrorist threats or extreme and imminent danger which could seriously affect British nationals.
As for primary sources, he says, the study is squarely based on British Foreign Office records, the vast majority of which come from the General Correspondence series and few from Private Office Papers.
Though the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were scheduled to take a two-day trip to Paris this month to meet with the British Foreign Office, the royal couple's trip will not include any visits to the site - or any sites - associated with Diana's death, Popsugar (https://www.
Qassemi's remarks came in reaction to a spokesperson of the British Foreign Office who claimed that Iran is responsible for instability in Yemen by sending weapons to that country.
The British Foreign Office suspended flights to Sharm El-Sheikh following the Russian jet crash n 31 October.
21(SUNA)-The Chairman of Darfur Regional Authority(DRA), Dr Al-Tegani Sessi briefed the delegation of the British Foreign Office , which is led by Director African Affairs, Neil Wigan on situation in Darfur, especially at Jebel Marra , and humanitarian situations of the displaced people following the recent incidents as well as the administrative referendum set to be conducted in next April.
According to a statement by the British Foreign Office, Hammond will meet the Philippines President Benigno Aquino to discuss strategic bilateral relations and ways of bolstering them as well as regional and international threats to security and stability and the international efforts to combat terrorism.
This is a book largely about the role of women in the diplomatic profession in Britain and their struggle to enter the British Foreign Office, a struggle they finally won in 1946, almost 30 years after they won the right to vote and 20 years after they were allowed into the British Home Civil Service.
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