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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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He is one of the most remarkable, but to me most unpleasant of men- the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prince Adam Czartoryski.
No sooner was a foreigner seen there than the Minister of Foreign Affairs, or some other great or small officer of state, went round to the Erbprinz and found out the name of the new arrival.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa received in his office at the Ministry's General Court today, the Honorary Consul of the Swiss Confederation to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Humbert Vincent Boeme.
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On 6-7 February 2018, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov will pay an official visit to the People's Republic of China," the report said.
HE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Soltan bin Saad Al Muraikhi held Sunday separate meetings with HE Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Workneh Gebeyehu, HE Minister of Foreign Affairs of Burkina Faso Alpha Barry, HE Minister of Foreign Affairs of Republic of The Gambia Ousainou Darboe, HE Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Mali Abdoulaye Diop.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina Igor Crnadak, at the invitation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Italy Angelino Alfano, participated today in Rome in the International Conference on the Accountability of States, Institutions and Individuals in the Fight against Antisemitism, hosted by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
Received by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Khemaies Jhinaoui, in Tunis, the diplomat stressed his country's will to strengthen the presence of the Tunisian product in the Indonesian market.
The ministers include Indonesia's Minister for Defence Ryamizard Ryacudu, Bangladesh's Minister of Foreign Affairs Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, Russia's Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Igor Morgulov, Singapore's Senior Minister of State for Defence and Foreign affairs Maliki Osman, Sweden's State Secretary for International and EU Affairs to Prime Minister Hans Dahlgren, Poland's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Marek Magierowski, Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Kazem Sajjadpour, Hungary's Minister of State for Security Policy and International Cooperation Istvan Mikola, Sri Lanka's State Minister of Foreign Affairs Vasantha Senanayake, and Mauritius' Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping PremdutKoonjoo will be part of the event.
Egypt's Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry and Augustine P.
FM sends message to Bulgarian foreign minister HE the Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has sent a written message to the deputy prime minister for judicial Reform and minister of foreign affairs of Bulgaria, The message was handed over by Qatar's ambassador to Bulgaria Rashid bin Ali al-Khater, during his meeting with the Bulgarian deputy prime minister for judicial reform and minister of foreign affairs in Sofia yesterday.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs praised the constructive role played by the IPI and noted the significant progress in the activities and events organised by the Institute in line with the current developments and challenges, wishing it further success.

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