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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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President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next number two at the State Department said on Wednesday he was confident agreements could be reached with South..
Credit: Reuters - Published 11 hours ago

U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland, who testified on Wednesday in the House impeachment inquiry, never told Secretary of State Mike Pompeo he..
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The nominee for the U.S. State Department's number-two position said on Wednesday he had no reason to doubt reports about China's treatment of ethnic minorities,..
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The U.S. State Department on Saturday said it was imposing a travel ban on Cuban Interior Minister Julio Cesar Gandarilla Bermejo and his children, citing the..
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The United States no longer has an adversarial relationship with the Sudanese government and is working with its counterparts on the possibility of removing it..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

The United States no longer has an adversarial relationship with the Sudanese government and sees it as a partner, but removing it from a list of state sponsors..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

State Department leadership has damaged the institution by failing to resist "foreign and corrupt interests that apparently hijacked" U.S. policy toward Ukraine..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday congratulated Jeanine Anez, a Bolivian senator who became interim president of the South American country..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine and a senior State Department official testify Wednesday at the first public hearing in the House of Representatives'..
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The United States on Tuesday ordered family members of U.S. government employees to leave Bolivia due to civil unrest in the South American country, the State..
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Some 10,000 Islamic State detainees held in prisons in northeastern Syria present a major security risk, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday,..
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Around 10,000 Islamic State detainees and their families in nearby camps in northeastern Syria present a big security risk, a senior State Department official..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Around 10,000 Islamic State detainees and their families in nearby camps in northeastern Syria present a big security risk, a senior State Department official..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a phone call with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi "deplored the death toll" among protesters due to the crackdown..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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