Unitit States Secretar o State

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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Mike Pompeo

since Apryle 26, 2018
U.S. Depairtment o State
Member oCabinet
Reports taeThe Preses
SeatWashington, D.C.
AppynterThe Preses
Term lengthNo fixed term
Constitutin instrument22 U.S.C. § 2651
FurmationJulie 27, 1789
First haulderThomas Jefferson
(presidential line o succession)
DeputyDeputy Secretar o State
SalaryExecutive Schedule, level 1


  1. "Heads of State, Heads of Government, Ministers for Foreign Affairs" Archived 2013-10-19 at the Wayback Machine, Protocol and Liaison Service, United Nations. Retrieved November 2, 2012.
  2. NATO Member Countries, NATO. Retrieved November 2, 2012.