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foreign minister

n.
A cabinet minister in charge of a nation's foreign affairs.

foreign minister

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foreign secretary

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (often capitals) a cabinet minister who is responsible for a country's dealings with other countries. US equivalent: secretary of state
foreign ministry n

for′eign min′ister


n.
(in countries other than the U.S.) a cabinet minister who conducts and supervises foreign and diplomatic relations with other states. Also called, esp. Brit., foreign secretary.
[1700–10]
for′eign min′istry, n.
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Noun1.foreign minister - a government minister for foreign relationsforeign minister - a government minister for foreign relations
government minister, minister - a person appointed to a high office in the government; "Minister of Finance"
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The Russian Foriegn Minister urged the Syrian armed opposition to abide by Annan's plan, highlighting that some internal opposition groups categorically refuse foreign intervention in Syria's affairs.
ISLAMABAD, July 30, 2011 (Frontier Star): Pakistans High Commissioner to India Shahid Malik said on Friday that result-oriented Foriegn Minister level talks between Pakistan and India should continue.
The Damascus-based leader of Hamas Khaled Mashaal, right, gives a speach as Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, left, sits next to Egypt's intelligence chief Mourad Mowafi, 2nd left, and Egypt's Foriegn Minister Nabil Al-Araby, during the reconciliation meeting in Cairo, May 4.