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U.S. State Department

A department in the United States charged with conducting foreign relations. It advises the president on foreign policy, assists American businesses abroad and oversees U.S. embassies. It was established in 1789 and was the first department created by Congress.
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The "tourists" or "journalists" broke Russian immigration laws and had been advised by the U.S. State Department to do just that.
Meanwhile, a senior diplomat at the U.S. State Department said that they had consistent attitude regarding the Armenian resolution and they had not changed their views on the resolution.
Richard Haass, the council's president and a former senior U.S. State Department official under Bush, told the Reuters news service, following the meeting: "My sense was that, in principle, he [Ahmadinejad] was open to a relationship [with the United States] but that he wanted the United States to take the initiative to bring it about."
That's a fact that almost everybody in the Chapare realizes," says a U.S. State Department official.
Officials at the U.S. State Department have recently announced plans to integrate radio frequency identification (RFID) chips into all U.S.
The U.S. State Department, in collaboration with the Colombian government, has spent roughly $3 billion from 2000 to 2004 to put a stop to the cultivation of coca and thus reduce its availability in the United States.
The Orbital Development site proudly displays negative judgments on its case from (so far) NASA, the U.S. State Department, and the U.S.
Commission on International Religious Freedom, an independent advisory body set up by the American Congress, called on the U.S. State Department to designate India a "country of particular concern" because of the recent "fatal attacks" on Christians.
Responding to outrage by government officials mid conservative pundits, the U.S. State Department said January 8 that it did not support a series of pro-gay billboards in Macedonia featuring the seal of the U.S.
Refugees--and others who want to visit the United States--are subject to a rigorous security review conducted by the FBI, CIA and U.S. State Department. Known as the Security Advisory Opinion, the process is already overwhelmed by applicants for tourist, student and immigrant visas.
Cuba was one of seven countries that remained on a U.S. State Department list of nations that sponsor terrorism.
By 1999, according to the most recent data released by the U.S. State Department's World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers (WMEAT) report, the arms-export market experienced a sharp reversal.