Examples of envoy in a Sentence
the president sent the secretary of state as his personal envoy to gain the support of the country's allies
one of the hostage takers was chosen as the group's envoy for all dealings with the authorities
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The top envoy to Pakistan was scolded by the government in Islamabad.
Secretary Tillerson has cut about 30 top envoy positions as part of his restructuring effort, but even he has been frustrated that the White House blocked some of his top staff choices.
The letter to Trump is signed by 78 former envoys including former assistant secretaries of state for African affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield and Johnnie Carson.
Vengerov, who also performed in the series in 1996, became the first classical musician named as the envoy for music for UNICEF in 1997.
Both Ivanka and Kushner, millennial neophytes with no political experience or Washington know-how, are serving as the administration’s envoys to the highest levels on issues that no one has been able to solve for decades.
Jerusalem Proponent Trump’s Mideast envoy, Jason Greenblatt, will return to the region next Monday ahead of Pence’s trip, an administration official said.
The envoy, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman, reported that the North Koreans don't believe the time is right for negotiations, according to the diplomat, who asked not to be identified discussing a closed-door briefing.
Nikki Haley, Trump's U.N. envoy, said Tuesday, explaining that Washington was withholding $255 million in aid to Islamabad.
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