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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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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 29.8% of a ceiling allowed under the tariff-quota agreement between the EU.
NNA - Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri started today his visit to the Vatican by meeting with the Secretary for Relations with States Monsignor Dominique Mamberti, in the presence of Lebanon's Ambassador to the Vatican Georges Khoury, Premier Hariri's Chief of Staff, Nader Hariri, Advisor Daoud al-Sayegh, and Monsignor Alberto Ortega from the Secretariat of State, a statement by Hariri's press office indicated on Tuesday.
A Vatican court heard police found a sealed envelope marked 'personal' for Gabriele, inside Sciarpelleti's desk at the secretive Secretariat of State where he worked.
Irenka Krone, Director-General in Swiss Secretariat of State for Economy, specified that the Swiss contribution in the achievement of this strategy is estimated at 1 million Swiss francs over a three-year period.
A statement issued by the office of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, the Archbishop of Westminster, said: "The Secretariat of State of the Holy See has indicated to the Archbishop of Westminster that a papal visit to the UK will not be possible in 2007, as Pope Benedict has already made many commitments, including some foreign trips, in the course of next year."
The Secretariat of State, although it approved of some other national statements, refused to permit the printing of the W.S.
The Secretariat of State for Labor of the Dominican Republic published Resolution No.
Prior to working in Washington, Capella had worked at the Italy desk of the Vatican's Secretariat of State. He is a priest of the Milan Archdiocese.
Additionally, the Minister underlined the importance of economic diplomacy which "has become the pillar of diplomatic action in Tunisia." The creation soon of a secretariat of state for economic diplomacy was announced in this vein.
Alberto Gasbarri are Secretary of State Pietro Cardinal Parolin, Prefect of the Congregation of Evangelization of Peoples Fernando Cardinal Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacrament Robert Cardinal Saral, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, Substitute of the Secretariat of State Archbishop Giovanni Angelo Becciu, LingayenDagupan Arcbishop Socrates Villegas, Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines Archbishop Giuseppe Pinto, Official Secretariat of State Rev.
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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