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MARGARET BECKETT APPOINTED AS FOREIGN SECRETARY (05/05/06)
Following her appointment as Foreign Secretary, the Rt Hon Margaret Beckett MP said: 'It is a privilege to have been appointed. I cannot think of a more important or exciting opportunity.'
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NEW 'BRITAIN IN THE EU' SECTION LAUNCHED
The Minister for Europe has launched a new
'Britain in the EU'
section of the FCO website, and a
Guide to the EU
. Both will be valuable resources on UK EU policy and the debate on the future direction of the EU.
Bahrain Boat Disaster
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