activities of a nation in its relationships with other nations; international relations.
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How to use foreign affairs in a sentence
Haiyang Lai, deputy director of China’s ministry of foreign affairs, pointed out that future conflicts in space could undermine the security of more than just those countries involved.Space policy is finally moving into the 21st century | Tatyana Woodall | September 29, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
As a veteran of the police foreign affairs unit in China’s ninth-largest city, Hu, who is now 46, was roughly the equivalent of a mid-level detective in Dallas.Operation Fox Hunt: How China Exports Repression Using a Network of Spies Hidden in Plain Sight | by Sebastian Rotella and Kirsten Berg | July 22, 2021 | ProPublica
“Mexico has the right for it to be returned to Mexico,” said Sally Spener, foreign affairs officer at the commission.Who Owns the Tijuana River – and Who Needs Its Water Most | MacKenzie Elmer and Vicente Calderón | January 11, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
He sits on the House financial services and foreign affairs committees.
A criminal investigation has begun and the Estonian Ministry of foreign affairs has summoned Russian Ambassador Yuri Merzlyakov.
Not just selling the tapes but having them to mine for his memoirs, other foreign affairs books he wanted to write.Will the Tapes That Destroyed Nixon Help Rehabilitate His Image? | Scott Porch | August 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Like it or not, Americans today are just not that interested in foreign affairs.
Just this month he was profiled in the American journal foreign affairs.Alexander Dugin: The Crazy Ideologue of the New Russian Empire | Oleg Shynkarenko | April 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On his arrival at Court the late Lord Deputy was received coolly, chiefly perhaps because foreign affairs engrossed all attention.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3) | Richard Bagwell
In foreign affairs he inclined strongly to the side of Spain, and opposed the king's marriage with Catherine of Portugal.
In foreign affairs the house, in its immense majority, abstained from even the faintest attempt at interference.Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 4 of 8 | Various
But meanwhile foreign affairs were tending to bring about changes yet more sweeping.Is Ulster Right? | Anonymous
On the accession of this party to power Dumouriez became minister of foreign affairs.The Political History of England - Vol. X. | William Hunt
British Dictionary definitions for foreign affairs
matters abroad that involve the homeland, such as relations with another country
matters that do not involve the homeland
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