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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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 12, 2019-: CE speaks with UK foreign secretary
London, Aug.7 (Petra)-- UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has urged Israel to put a stop to an enormous settlement expansion in the West Bank, amid plans for thousands of new homes.
Johnson, former UK foreign secretary, took over as prime minister on 24 July after winning the Conservative leadership vote.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar On Thursday congratulated Dominic Raab for his appointment as the UK foreign secretary and effective deputy prime minister.
BRUSSELS, July 15 (KUNA) -- UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt Monday said that the Iran nuclear deal "isn't dead," yet and that they are looking for ways to preserve it.
The UK Foreign Secretary said: "I'm the underdog - but in politics surprises happen, as they did today."
Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned UK Ambassador to Iran Rob Macaire to elaborate on UK Foreign Secretary's recent remarks accusing Iran regarding oil tankers' accident in the Sea of Oman,Trendreports citingIRNA.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Foreign Ministry dismissed the claim made by UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in relation to Tehran's offer for a swap of prisoners with the US, reiterating that the proposal only addressed Washington and not Britain.
Secretary of State Michael Pompeo met with UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Thursday in Washington to discuss the current global geopolitical climate, the United States' state department reported.
18 (Saba) - UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt along with a delegation will visit Tehran on Monday for a one-day official visit.
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday left his delegates chuckling after he forgot former UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's second name.