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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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Media Advisory: Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius and the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will give a press conference after the meeting on 7 September at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania.
"U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has congratulated all the Iraqi people who participated in the national election today and throughout the past three days," according to a statement released yesterday by the U.S.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Japanese Foreign Minister Nobutaka Machimura will hold talks Saturday morning shortly before they join defense chiefs for a so-called two-plus-two top bilateral security meeting in Washington, the State Department said Wednesday.
WHILE TOURING LATIN AMERICA recently, U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright promised to push the United States to release documents referring to human rights abuse especially those that could shed light on the Nazi activities and kidnappings of dissidents' children under Argentina's military dictatorship from 1976 to 1983.
RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called his Kuwaiti counterpart to confirm he would visit the Gulf Arab country "in the coming days", state news agency KUNA said on Wednesday, after cutting short a Middle East tour due to a death in the family.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his speech at the American University of Cairo - Courtesy of the AUC official Twitter page CAIRO -- 10 January 2019: U.S.
Twenty nations agree to consider tougher sanctions to press North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warns Pyongyang it could trigger a military response if it does not choose negotiations.
While the U.S. Secretary of State criticised Pakistan for not acting against the terrorists operating within the country, Swaraj said, "The recent attacks in Afghanistan are a proof that safe havens and supporters of terrorism are active.
Riyadh, Rabi'II 13, 1437, Jan 23, 2016, SPA -- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received at Al-Auja Palace here today U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and the accompanying delegation.
Al-Bayati said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA /: "The visit of U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry to Baghdad at this time is clear support for the government in combating terrorism, and a message to the Iraqis that America is not and will not stand idle about the terrorist acts in Iraq."
NNA - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet this morning, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a new attempt to push forward the peace negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians.
I expressed admiration over the Kyrgyz Republic's passing through a hard road to democratization," U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said today after the talks with President Roza Otunbaeva.She said the United States welcomes the results of the past elections.

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