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Secretary of State

The head of the U.S. federal government department charged with conducting foreign relations. The secretary is responsible for advising the president on foreign policy, assisting American businesses abroad, and overseeing U.S. embassies. He or she is appointed by the president of the United States and confirmed by the Senate.
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In developing this new Secretariat of State, Paul VI counted on a very powerful sostituto of the Secretariat in the person of Archbishop Giovanni Benelli, an authoritarian Italian prelate in charge of the daily work of the Vatican together with a non-Italian secretary of state, Cardinal Jean-Marie Villot (appointed in May 1969, the first non-Italian secretary of state since the Spanish Cardinal Rafael Merry Del Val held that office from 1903 to 1914).
According to the Secretariat of State for the Economy, Mexico's orange juice exports to the European Union (EU) amounted to 30,000 tons in 2000 -- only 29.
For its part, fretting that the 4 October editorial could tarnish the image of the Allies as high-minded liberators, Myron Taylor's office contacted the Vatican Secretariat of State.
Italian cardinal Angelo Sodano, 73, holds the most senior post in the Secretariat of State, the equivalent of the Cabinet office.
News & World Report, an article was published that suggests a soon-to-be-released Argentine government report has confirmed the involvement of the Vatican in seeking Latin American visas for fleeing Nazis, many made by the Vatican Secretariat of State.
TORONTO -- GlobeStar Mining Corporation (TSX VENTURE:GMI) is pleased to announce today the approval of the key Environmental Permit for the Cerro de Maimon mine from the Secretariat of State of Environment and Natural Resources for the Dominican Republic.
Major organization : SECRETARIAT OF STATE OF AGRARIAN DEVELOPMENT
The letter, which was signed by Italian Archbishop Angelo Becciu of the Secretariat of State, was shared by Duterte's camp to the media on Monday.
In addition to meeting Francis, the prime minister held private talks with top officials of the Vatican Secretariat of State.
TheAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA Working-Party for the Economic FutureAaAaAe established with theAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA Secretariat of State, the Vatican Bank and o agencies to examine potential corruption and mismanagement.
IN NOVEMBER, CLAUDIO Sciarpelletti, a computer expert in the Vatican Secretariat of State, was convicted of aiding and abetting Paolo Gabriele, the pope's former butler, in stealing papers, leaking them to the media and "eluding the investigation," according to Religion News Service.
The pope is due to meet cardinals before being formally bid farewell later by Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone and other members of the Vatican's Secretariat of State in Rome.

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