foreign minister


Definition of foreign minister

: a governmental minister for foreign affairs

Examples of foreign minister in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Swedish foreign minister called for his release in a call with her Iranian counterpart. Nadeen Ebrahim, CNN, 6 May 2022 Kuleba, the foreign minister, noted that the resistance at Azovstal still stands in the face of continued attacks. Los Angeles Times, 4 May 2022 Sweden will reopen its embassy in Kyiv on Wednesday, according to the Swedish foreign minister. Katya Soldak, Forbes, 2 May 2022 Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, the Qatari foreign minister, has also called on Russia to respect Ukraine’s sovereign integrity. Benoit Faucon, WSJ, 30 Mar. 2022 Annalena Baerbock, the foreign minister, is devising Germany’s first national security strategy. New York Times, 29 Mar. 2022 So did the foreign minister of Singapore, which has maintained friendly relations with Beijing. Chris Buckley,, 22 Mar. 2022 Zelensky said talks are underway for two potential high-level visits from dignitaries: Pope Francis, who has repeatedly denounced the Russian invasion, and the foreign minister of Greece, who offered to lead a humanitarian mission to Mariupol. Washington Post, 16 Mar. 2022 The foreign minister of Moldova, a country of 2.5 million people on the western flank of Ukraine, does not mince his words. Nick Squires, The Christian Science Monitor, 16 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of foreign minister

1678, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of foreign minister was in 1678

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13 May 2022

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“Foreign minister.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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