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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Poor people need food, not more climate talks !-- -- Earth activists may scorn Foreign Sec. Teddy Locsin barring more air travels to international climate change talks.
Productive meeting w/ #Philippines Acting Foreign Sec., Enrique Manalo.
and Foreign sec adds India is promoting unconventional weapons' ISLAMABAD: Secretary of Foreign Affairs Tehmina Janjua on Tuesday said that India has held the cooperative body South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) hostage.
He later joked about the mistake, tweeting: "Rule #1 as a new Foreign Sec: When reflecting in English with the Chinese on a conversation you had with them in Japanese about your Chinese wife, don't get those mixed up.
Foreign Sec. Alan Peter Cayetano, the man on top of the country's preparations for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, is looking forward to getting his feet wet with the new leadership of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC).
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.
The British Foreign Sec. Boris Johnson expressed in the meeting that we really appreciate Pakistan's efforts in bringing peace within the region.
721(c) property to a foreign Sec. 721(c) partnership must fulfill the reporting requirements of Secs.
We must work for peace at a time of grave danger DOUGLAS ALEXANDER SHADOW FOREIGN SEC
Gazmin said he and Foreign Sec. Albert del Rosario would meet Clinton and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta at the Pentagon headquarters in January to discuss America's assistance, including a Manila request for a third Coast Guard cutter.
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. Alan Peter Cayetano.
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