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(in many countries) a government minister in charge of relations with other countries.‘the Tunisian foreign minister will visit Washington’
- ‘Other members were represented by vice presidents, foreign ministers or other senior representatives.’
- ‘Japan hopes to hold talks with North Korea to normalize relations, the foreign minister was quoted as saying.’
- ‘Most sent deputy presidents or foreign ministers in their place.’
- ‘Ireland's visa ban is part of an EU-wide move following a council meeting of foreign ministers on April 14 last.’
- ‘There have been many mutual visits, by presidents, prime ministers and foreign ministers.’
- ‘Some 20 presidents of states and prime ministers and about the same number of foreign ministers attended the ceremony.’
- ‘It is time the prime minister and his foreign minister did some straight-talking with the public.’
- ‘EU foreign ministers are expected to review relations with Ukraine at a meeting in Brussels next week.’
- ‘On Friday they will be considered by the justice and home affairs ministers before being studied by EU foreign ministers on Monday.’
- ‘The Shura Council session included a number of former prime ministers, parliamentary speakers and foreign ministers.’
- ‘The foreign minister is to visit Russia at the end of this month to offer briefing on the summit results to Russian leaders.’
- ‘She flies to Seoul on Wednesday to brief the South Korean and Japanese foreign ministers on her visit.’
- ‘This was the first session of the Council at foreign minister level that was also attended by the foreign ministers of the seven invitee countries.’
- ‘All the major players had there foreign ministers in the Security Council this morning, to spell it out.’
- ‘Meetings with presidents and foreign ministers in Egypt and Syria proved far from encouraging.’
- ‘The EU will have its own foreign minister and common defence policy, and its law will have primacy over that of member states.’
- ‘Where else could you end up sitting next to a foreign minister or a corporate chairman worth billions?’
- ‘By custom and practice national delegations in the room are restricted to the president or prime minister and the foreign ministers.’
- ‘I have to take a day off to go the European council meeting for foreign ministers.’
- ‘At least, the president has allowed his foreign minister to do so.’
foreign minister/ˈfôrən ˈminəstər/
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