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foreign minister

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

foreign minister

or

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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Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah, Assistant Foriegn Minister for Arab Affairs Azeez Al-Daihani and several other officials of the Foreign Ministry.
The Chinese Foriegn Minister said both the countries wanted peace and cooperation and would promote trade and industry, and cooperation between both countries in every field was praiseworthy.