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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The Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Teresa Ribeiro, is on an official visit to Japan, meeting in Tokyo with her counterpart, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Toshiko Abe.
During a meeting with the Swiss Ambassador, Assistant Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Mohsen Baharond delivered a formal protest note on the violation of the Iranian airspace by a US drone aircraft, accusing the US administration of the consequences of such provocative acts.
Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua led the Pakistan side while the Spanish delegation was headed by Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Ildefonso Castro Lopez.
(TAP) - Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Sabri Bachtobji reiterated on Sunday in Cairo (Egypt) Tunisia's steadfast position towards the Palestinian people and their just cause.
NNA - Lebanese Army Commander, General Joseph Aoun, met this evening with US Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Mike Pompeo, accompanied by his wife Suzan, his Assistant for Middle East Affairs David Hill, and his Acting Assistant David Satterfield, in the presence of US Ambassador Elizabeth Richard.
She previously served as Morocco's ambassador to Tunisia, prior to which she was secretary of state for foreign affairs. She also served as head of the Higher Institute of Information and Communication (ISIC) for 20 years, and was co-CEO of the state-owned radio channel SNRT.
Uo Uo Uo The conference will start with a high-level political meeting in which Spanish Foreign Minister, his Slovak counterpart, OSCE Secretary-General, Italy's Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Secretary-General of the Union for the Mediterranean will attend.
On the sidelines of the 73rd General Assembly of the United Nations in New York, the Foreign Minister met with British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Jeremy Hunt, and Angolan Minister of External Relations Manuel Domingos Augusto.
Summary: Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Sabri Bachtobji, on Monday, discussed with Congolese Minister Delegated in charge of Congolese Abroad Emmanuel Ilunga an air transport agreement.
Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua led the Pakistan side, while the Spanish delegation was headed by Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Ildefonso Castro Lopez.
A former UK secretary of state for Foreign Affairs, William Hague, has suggested during a speech the central bankers around the world are not able to solve the issues facing the global economy.
20 (BNA): The Minister of Foreign Affairs Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa, took part in a work lunch hosted by the UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Boris Johnson, for GCC ministers of foreign affairs on the sidelines of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly meeting in New York.
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