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undersecretary

1. (in Britain)
q. any of various senior civil servants in certain government departments
b. short for undersecretary of state: any of various high officials subordinate only to the minister in charge of a department
2. (in the US) a high government official subordinate only to the secretary in charge of a department
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"The remarks by the US undersecretary of state is not worth a reaction and she is a stupid and unwise person and her remarks are far from logic and reason," Siamak Marreh Sedq, who represents the Jewish community at the Iranian Parliament, told FNA on Monday.
Ends/AH/FS Muscat, Oct 7 (ONA) Mohammed bin Nassir al-Rasbi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Defence received in his Office here today Lord Astor, UK Parliamentary Undersecretary of State for Defence and Spokesman for Defence at the House of Lords and his accompanying delegation, currently visiting the Sultanate.
While in Poland Secretary Defence also had a meeting with the Undersecretary of State for Security Policy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Boguslaw Winid.
undersecretary of State called the fall of the Assad regime "inevitable." [JPost]
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The role the country plays and its leadership is important for the Middle East and North Africa," Robert Hormats, undersecretary of state for economic, energy and agricultural affairs, told Friday an Istanbul meeting hosted by Turkey's Foreign Economic Relations Council or DEIK.
Muscat: Sayyid Badr Bin Saud Bin Harib Al Busaidi, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs received in his office At Muaskar Al Muratafa ah here today lord Astor, UK undersecretary of state and Lords Spokesman on defense and his accompanying delegation, who is currently visiting Oman.
US Undersecretary of State William Burns said Egypt faced "a moment of extraordinary promise".
Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs William Burns said that his country is committed to Jordan's prosperity.
Summary: Rome - Italian undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Stefania Craxi, welcomed on Wednesday the "remarkable progress" made by Morocco to develop its manufacturing sector and promote the rights of citizens.
undersecretary of state for political affairs, was received Wednesday by President Bashar Assad.
Undersecretary of State William Burns, the report said.