United States Department of State

United States federal executive department responsible for foreign affairs

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 President of the United States, 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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France has rejected allegations by a senior US State Department official that the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement has stored chemicals that can be used to..
4 days ago • WorldNews

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Chinese officials on Thursday promised to issue "necessary responses" to the U.S. on Thursday after a top State Department official arrived in Taiwan for..
6 days ago • WorldNews
State Department officials have raised alarms about the legal risk in aiding airstrikes that kill civilians. The Trump administration recently suppressed..
Credit: NYTimes.com - Published 1 week ago

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