Unitit States Secretar o State

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Secretar o State of the Unitit States o Americae
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Flag o the Secretar o State
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Seal o the Depairtment o State
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Incumbent
John Kerry

since Februar 1, 2013
U.S. Depairtment o State
Member o Cabinet
Reports tae The Preses
Seat Washington, D.C.
Appynter The Preses
Term length No fixed term
Constitutin instrument 22 U.S.C. § 2651
Furmation Julie 27, 1789
First haulder Thomas Jefferson
Succession Fowert
(presidential line o succession)
Deputy Deputy Secretar o State
Salary Executive Schedule, level 1
Wabsteid state.gov

The Secretar o State is a senior offeecial o the federal govrenment o the Unitit States o Americae headin the U.S. Depairtment o State, principally concerned wi foreign affairs an is considered tae be the U.S. govrenment's equivalent o a Meenister for Foreign Affairs.[1][2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Heads of State, Heads of Government, Ministers for Foreign Affairs", Protocol and Liaison Service, United Nations. Retrieved November 2, 2012.
  2. NATO Member Countries, NATO. Retrieved November 2, 2012.