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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]

Secretar o State o the Unitit States o Americae
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Incumbent
Mike Pompeo

since Apryle 26, 2018
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 www.state.gov

ReferencesEedit

  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.