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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Rifkind, former Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, has been elected to join the Board as a Non-Executive Director with effect from August 1, 1997.
Cairo, Dhu-AlHijjah 18, 1435, October 12, 2014, SPA -- Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met separately and successively here today with Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom and British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Tobias Ellwood on the sidelines of the Gaza Reconstruction Conference currently held in Cairo.
BNA) -- Jordanian Minister of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs Nasser Judeh today received a phone call from British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Philip Hammond, and discussed with him the latest regional developments, especially the situation in the Gaza Strip.
The UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, William Hague, congratulated Almazbek Atambaev on his inauguration as the next President of the Kyrgyz Republic.
1- Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will meet with British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs William Jefferson Hague who will arrive in Ankara with British Prime Minister David Cameron.
On March 5, this year Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin met with Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Philip Hammond.
New York, Dhu-AlHijjah 1, 1435, Sep 25, 2014, SPA -- Prince Saud Al-Faisal, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Head of the delegation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the meetings of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, met at his residence here today with UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs David Wright Miliband on the sidelines of the 69th UN General Assembly.
OIC Secretary General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu will meet British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs David Miliband and debate issues concerning the Islam countries.
The Prime Minister of Ukraine Arsenii Yatseniuk has held a meeting with Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of Great Britain William Hague on March 3.
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs William Hague met here today with Salman Khursheed who is responsible for external affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of India.
London, Dhu-AlHijjah 3, 1433, Oct 19, 2012, SPA -- British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Mark Simmonds has commended the great efforts exerted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to serve the pilgrims, asserting that Saudi government is providing all services and facilities for all pilgrims.
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and William Hague, the United Kingdom s Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, met today in Ottawa to renew and refresh the Canada-U.
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