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 the federal executive department that advises the President and conducts international relations. Equivalent to the foreign ministry of other countries, it was established in 1789 as the nation's first executive department.

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A senior US State Department official says the country can't give guarantees to Australian exporters they won't be hit by any deal between America and China.
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

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The U.S. State Department failed to meet a deadline on Thursday to provide information to three congressional committee chairmen looking into whether an annual..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Trump directs State Department to cut off aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras; Parents in college admissions scandal appear in court
Credit: CBS News - Published 4 days ago

The United States has received numerous reports that appear consistent with chemical exposure after an attack by Syrian government forces in northwest Syria, but..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

The United States has received numerous reports that appear consistent with chemical exposure after an attack by Syrian government forces in northwest Syria, but..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

"The global talent that America does still attract is increasingly looking to succeed elsewhere," writes Vikram J. Singh, a former State Department official
Credit: CBS News - Published 4 days ago

The US State Department has issued a warning to the Syrian government, saying Washington was closely looking into allegations that Bashar al-Assad's troops have..
5 days ago • WorldNews
The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the U.S...
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Poland will not pay restitution to Jews who had their property taken during World War II because to do so would be akin to handing Adolf Hitler a victory,..
1 week ago • WorldNews
The Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the United States said he met Pentagon and State Department officials in Washington on Monday to discuss "all aspects of the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Nike Ching at the State Department and Carla Babb at the Pentagon contributed to this report. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif suggested Monday that..
1 week ago • WorldNews
The U.S. State Department has cleared $314 million in possible sales of air defense missiles to South Korea, the Pentagon said on Friday, as tensions re-emerge..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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