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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Summary: London [UK], Sep 4 (ANI): Condemning the recent attack on the Indian High Commission building here that occurred twice within a month, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said that any violence against the British Indians or any other community residing in the United Kingdom is 'deplorable'.
The British Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, addressing in the House of Commons, the lower house of the Parliament, said all and any allegations of human rights violations are deeply concerning.
He said he will be participating in an extraordinary meeting of the Commonwealth in the United Kingdom at the invitation of British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
The foreign minister will participate in an extraordinary meeting of the Commonwealth in the United Kingdom at the invitation of British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
The Minister said he will be participating in an extraordinary meeting of the Commonwealth in the United Kingdom at the invitation of British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
According to reports, FM Qureshi will participate in an extraordinary meeting of the Commonwealth in the United Kingdom at the invitation of British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
Both the British foreign secretary and Qureshi answered questions put to them on issues of the said extradition treaty as well as the Financial Action Task Force.
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced on Friday that London had decided to give Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe diplomatic protection "as part of the Government's continuing efforts to secure her release".
[06/March/2019] SANAA, March 6 (Saba) - Aden Governor Tareq Salam on Tuesday denounced the remarks made by British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt during his visit to Aden this week and attempted to obstruct the peace process in the country.
The Stockholm Agreement is now in "last chance saloon," British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said in a statement during a visit to Yemen on Sunday.
London, 14 January 2019 SPA -- British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt summoned today the Iranian ambassador in London to protest the continued detention of British citizen Nazanin Ratcliffe.
During the meeting with the British Foreign Secretary, bilateral issues such as political and economic relations, cooperation in the areas of security and counter-terrorism, as well as regional developments, particularly the latest situtation in Syria, issues regarding the EU and the Brexit process will be discussed.
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