Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

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Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

The head of the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office. He/she advises the government on foreign policy and matters related to the Commonwealth of Nations (which primarily consists of former territories of the British Empire). He/she is also responsible for British overseas territories. The foreign secretary is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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ISLAMABAD -- The British Foreign Secretary Mr Boris Johnson, commended Pakistan's economic reforms agenda and counter-terrorism efforts during his meeting with the Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal who is on official visit to the UK.
Summary: Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb 1 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will be in Dhaka on a two-day official visit commencing from February 9.
Paris, 07 Jumada I,1439 AH, 24 January,2018 , SPA -- Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir has participated in a working dinner hosted by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson at the United Kingdom Embassy in Paris attended by Foreign Minister of United Arab Emirates Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for nearly an hour on Sunday in his attempt to secure the release of British-Iranian Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson underlined that London will support the 2015 nuclear deal as an important and international agreement.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson -- Press Photo CAIRO -- 8 December 2017: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson slammed the Muslim Brotherhood and its affiliates for manipulating freedoms of speech and association in the United Kingdom while they, "Turn a blind eye to terrorism.
RIYADH, Nov 7 (KUNA) -- Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz has received a telephone call Tuesday from British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.
Summary: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said the political transition should be "away from Syrian President Al Assad"
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson condemned the Israeli government's announcement to build over 3,000 settlement units in the West Bank.
The British Foreign Secretary called for early resumption of dialogue and the need for de-escalation of tensions between Pakistan and India.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman received at Al-Salam palace in Jeddah on Sunday British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond.
7 (BNA): British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond arrived in the Philippines capital Manilla today as part of a tour of East Asia which includes China and Japan.
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