diplomatic minister

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Noun1.diplomatic minister - a diplomat representing one government to anotherdiplomatic minister - a diplomat representing one government to another; ranks below ambassador
diplomat, diplomatist - an official engaged in international negotiations
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The report said the foreign ministry summoned Nobukatsu Kanehara, a diplomatic minister at the Japanese Embassy, to protest over Japan's 2011 defense white paper, which employs the same language used since 2005 to refer to the rocky outcroppings held by South Korea as Japanese territory.
The diplomatic minister would say only: "I would not say whether it is a 'yes' or a 'no'.
Barlow's grave in Poland is marked by a simple marble tablet with a Latin inscription that translates as, "Joel Barlow, diplomatic minister from the United States of America to the Emperor of the French and the Queen of Italy, died here while traveling.