United States Department of State

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Noun1.United States Department of State - the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies; "the Department of State was created in 1789"
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
Foggy Bottom - United States Department of State, which is housed in a building in a low-lying area of Washington near the Potomac River
Bureau of Diplomatic Security, DS - the bureau in the State Department that is responsible for the security of diplomats and embassies overseas
Foreign Service - the part of the State Department that supplies diplomats for the United States embassies and consulates around the world
Bureau of Intelligence and Research, INR - an agency that is the primary source in the State Department for interpretive analyses of global developments and focal point for policy issues and activities of the Intelligence Community
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The United States Department of State declared that its military assistance to Egypt comes in light of security threats, despite its disapproval of the human rights situation and the government's approach to domestic dissent.
8) Acting Secretary of State to President Wilson, 27 September 1914, United States Department of State / Papers relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States.
Stay ahead of the rest and download our free WhatsNews app for Apple, Android or Blackberry Meanwhile the White House and the United States Department of State expressed gratitude and admiration to the Government of Oman yesterday for its role in securing the temporary relocation of American diplomats departing the U.
January 8, 2015 (JUBA) -- The United States Department of State warned its citizens against travelling to South Sudan due to the instability that persists across the country.
The United States Department of State announced today that the American authorities are not collaborating with Iran in their war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Last year, this writer was privileged to witness the official presentation of the 2013 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report at the United States Department of State with no less than Secretary John Kerry as the keynote speaker.
Regional security issues and current situation in the region were discussed at a meeting between President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon and the Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs in the United States Department of State, Nisha Desai Biswal.
Tamara Cofman Wittes, Director of the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution and former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs at the United States Department of State.
A group assailed the United States Department of State for documenting human rights abuses in the country.
Manila -- United States Department of State secretary John Kerry on Tuesday said in a statement from Washington DC that the US State Department will deploy a group of American veterans to aid in relief efforts in areas damaged by monster typhoon Yolanda.
10 -- : The United States Department of State for the second time within a week, at the initiative of an Indian journalist accredited to Washington, reiterated that the incident occurred in Weliweriya in the outskirts of Sri Lanka's Capital Colombo was a shooting of 'unarmed protesters".
The United States Department of State has announced that 18 of the embassies, which had been shut down following security threats, will reopen on Sunday except the consulates of Yemen and Lahore.

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