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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Officials of the U.S. Department of State noted significant improvements in human rights situation in Kyrgyzstan compared to the previous years, especially with regard to freedoms of the press and expression.
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The U.S. Department of State's website for immigrants to apply for visas has been down for nearly a week, further complicating efforts of immigrants to enter the United States legally.<br />The page, managed by the U.S.
firearms that would shift oversight of the exports from the U.S. Department of State to the Department of Commerce, Reuters reports, citing a State Department official.
ISLAMABAD -- The U.S. Department of State's Senior Bureau Official for the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Ambassador Alice Wells visited Pakistan here on Monday for meetings with Foreign Secretary Janjua and other senior officials.
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At a briefing for representatives of the U.S. Department of State, public children's organizations "Future of Children of Kyrgyzstan", international child adoption organizations accredited in Kyrgyzstan, Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan Muktar Jumaliyev outlined current situation in child's right protection and national legislation.
Nov.26 (Saba)- The U.S. Department of State has condemned the assassination of the MP and member of the National Dialogue Conference, Abdul-Karim Jadban, in Sana'a last Friday and the frequent violence acts in Yemen.
| MANAMA, April 24 (KUNA) -- The Bahraini Government on Wednesday voiced dismay over a recent report by the U.S. Department of State on the human rights situation in Bahrain.

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