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The art of diplomacy

The artworks and architecture within the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's headquarters in King Charles Street in London represent a unique portrait of Britain's diplomatic story. In this video, Dr Laura Popoviciu, a curator at the Government Art Collection, explores the role of art in the UK's diplomatic relations with the world and highlights from the Government Art Collection. The FCO opens its doors as part of the annual Open House London festival on Sunday 18 September 2016. For visitor information please go to: www.gov.uk/openhousefco

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