United States Department of State

United States federal executive department responsible for foreign affairs

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The United States Department of State (DOS), commonly referred to as the State Department, is a federal executive department responsible for carrying out U.S. foreign policy and international relations. Established in 1789 as the nation's first executive department, its duties include advising the U.S. President, administering the nation's diplomatic missions, negotiating treaties and agreements with foreign entities, and representing the U.S. at the United Nations.

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Turkey's Foreign Minister on Saturday and expressed disappointment over the country's acquisition of the Russian..
Credit: Reuters - Published 14 hours ago

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The U.S. State Department said on Saturday it is concerned by reports of China's interference with oil and gas activities in the South China Sea, including..
Credit: Reuters - Published 17 hours ago

The U.S. State Department said on Saturday it is concerned by reports of China's interference with oil and gas activities in the South China Sea, including..
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Saeed carries a reward of $10 million, announced by US State Department
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Iran must immediately release a vessel it seized in the Gulf and its crew, a U.S. State Department spokesperson said on Thursday.
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is heading to Latin America to meet face to face with leaders there, amid difficult negotiations with Mexico and Central American..
3 days ago • WorldNews
U.S. officials will speak to members of the Washington diplomatic corps on Friday about a new initiative to promote freedom of navigation and maritime security..
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U.S. officials will speak to members of the Washington diplomatic corps on Friday about a new initiative to promote freedom of navigation and maritime security..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Theย U.S. Department of State issues travel advisories intended to help travelers understand the risks involved in visiting certain countries.
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U.S. President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are reviewing their options for responding to Turkey's recent purchase of the Russian S-400 air..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

U.S. State Department officials have urged Sweden to treat "American citizens fairly and with respect" following reports rapper A$AP Rocky has been mistreated..
6 days ago • WorldNews
Reporter turned public servant Glen Johnson talks about his time working beside former Secretary of State John Kerry, and his new book "Window Seat on the..
Credit: CBS News - Published 1 week ago

A scheduled speech at a Washington think tank by the former United States general consul to Hong Kong has been postponed on the orders of the U.S. State..
1 week ago • WorldNews

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