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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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The US Secretary of State, according to other official sources who participated in the meeting representing South Sudanese politicians of the three separate rival factions of the ruling Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM), also warned the parties that their actions may result to South Sudan losing friends around the globe.
SOUNDBITE 1 - John Kerry, US Secretary of State (man, English, 31 sec):
The former US secretary of state was parked for nearly 45 minutes without paying," said Daniel Astaire, an elected member of Westminster City Council.
DEGREE: Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton with St Andrews University principal and vice-chancellor Professor Louise Richardson
Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton, with St Andrews University principal and vice-chancellor Professor Louise Richardson, before she received an honorary degree from St Andrews University
US Secretary of State John Kerry has made an unannounced visit to Iraq on Sunday in a bid to make sure Iranian flights over Iraq were not carrying arms to Syria.
The proposed Keystone XL pipeline, trade, energy security, the environment, Iran, Syria and Mali, even hockey were among the topics discussed when Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird met with newly appointed US Secretary of State John Kerry Friday afternoon in Washington, D.
PNN On Sunday, 3rd February, President Mahmoud Abbas received a phone call from the new US Secretary of State John Kerry, said Presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should publicly announce a strategy to protect women's rights in Afghanistan before she leaves office in 2013, Human Rights Watch said in a letter to Clinton today.
29 (SUNA) - The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the United States appreciates the wise leaderships of Sudan and South Sudan, a matter which led to the signing of some agreements between Sudan and South Sudan in Addis Ababa.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is attending the Pacific Islands Forum in the Cook Islands even as the Democratic Party gathers for its convention.
Bilateral co-operation between the US and Bulgaria, the situation in North Africa and the Middle East and energy security were among the main topics discussed at the February 5 meeting between Prime Minister Boiko Borissov and US secretary of state Hillary Clinton in Sofia.

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