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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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His brother had been the person nearest to his heart, but he had a post in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and was always abroad, where he had died shortly after Alexey Alexandrovitch's marriage.
To the ministry of foreign affairs belonged the administration of justice, the household of the king, and all that concerned arts, sciences, and belles lettres.
The Qatari side was chaired by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr Ahmed bin Hassan al-Hammadi, while the Kyrgyz side was headed by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyz Republic Nurlan Abdrakhmanov.
A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Diplomatic Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan at the end of the meeting.
The Belarusian delegation at the consultations was headed by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Evgeny Shestakov, the Czech delegation was led by the junior Deputy Minister, Head of Economic Policy Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Marek Svoboda.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed this in a statement forwarded to the public after Ms.
The head of the legal department in the ministry confirmed that: "The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Iraqi diplomatic missions are working with great care to return the artifacts and relics stolen from Iraq, in coordination with the Ministry of Culture.
It pointed out that there was lack of monetary discipline within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which was causing heavy loss to the national exchequer.
In response to Sekerinska's interview with Bloomberg, Maria Zakharova, spokesperson for the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said the allegations that Moscow had been meddling in Macedonia's home affairs were fabricated and unfounded.
Wang Yi, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China
The Kingdom of Bahrain's delegation was headed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Undersecretary, Abdulla Abdullatif Abdulla, while the French side was headed by Ambassador Jerome Bonnafont, Director of North Africa and Middle East Directorate at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development.
The Additional Protocol was signed during an official ceremony at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia.

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