foreign minister(redirected from Minister for External Affairs)
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A cabinet minister in charge of a nation's foreign affairs.
(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
(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.
for′eign min′istry, n.