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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Philippine Olympic Committee president Ricky Vargas and chair Abraham Tolentino opened discussion on the country's hosting of the Southeast Asian Games next year in a meeting Wednesday night with Philippine Sports Commission chair Butch Ramirez and the SEAG Organizing Committee including its chair, Foreign Sec.
On the other hand, in a Twitter message on Tuesday Johnson said he held "constructive meeting with Sudanese Foreign Sec Ibrahim Ghandour today, raised ongoing UK concerns over human rights and political & economic reforms which Sudan so desperately needs".
Ms Abbott was due to take part in a debate on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour and a hustings organised by the London Evening Standard, but was replaced by shadow foreign sec retary Emily Thornberry.
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