Foreign Secretary

noun

British
: the official in Great Britain and other countries who is in charge of how the country relates to and deals with foreign countries

Examples of Foreign Secretary in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This is a message being delivered with increasing urgency by Ukraine’s European allies, most recently during a U.S. visit this week by British Foreign Secretary David Cameron. Ned Temko, The Christian Science Monitor, 11 Apr. 2024 The British government has been a staunch ally of Israel since the eruption of hostilities on Oct. 7 but Foreign Secretary David Cameron has hardened his language in recent months over the humanitarian situation in Gaza. NBC News, 5 Apr. 2024 The British government has been a staunch ally of Israel since the war began, but Foreign Secretary David Cameron has toughened his language in recent weeks amid increasing humanitarian concerns. John Bacon, USA TODAY, 4 Apr. 2024 British Foreign Secretary David Cameron has proposed that ships offload their cargo at the Israeli port of Ashdod to be driven into Gaza, but Israel has rejected that idea. Nabih Bulos, Los Angeles Times, 12 Mar. 2024 British Foreign Secretary David Cameron then announced that the UK will join the US in opening an emergency maritime corridor. Aj Willingham, CNN, 8 Mar. 2024 The United States was represented by its top diplomat for Europe, James O'Brien, and the U.K. by Foreign Secretary David Cameron. Bradford Betz, Fox News, 27 Feb. 2024 Britain’s top diplomat, Foreign Secretary David Cameron, a former prime minister, has signaled that his country is considering doing the same. Andrea Mitchell, NBC News, 6 Feb. 2024 British Foreign Secretary David Cameron has expressed public interest in early recognition of a Palestinian state. Loveday Morris, Washington Post, 15 Feb. 2024

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“Foreign Secretary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Foreign%20Secretary. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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