West River Department of State
|Formed||10 October 2020|
|Jurisdiction||West River federal government|
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politics and government of
the West River Confederation
The West River Department of State (DOS), commonly known as the State Department, is a department of the federal government of the West River Confederation responsible for carrying out Riveri foreign policy and intermicronational relations. Established in October 2020 by the Riveri Constitution, its duties include adivising the President of the West River Confederation, administering the nation's diplomatic missions, negotiating treaties with foreign entities, and contacting foreign micronations for the purposes of diplomacy.
Secretary of State
The West River Secretary of State is the director of the West River Department of State and a member of the Federal Cabinet that answers to, and directly advises, the President of the West River Confederation. The Secretary of State organizes and supervises the activies of the department, and acts as the nation's chief diplomat. The current Secretary is Tom Mark, who was appointed by Benjamin Pickles as an interim in October 2020.
List of Secretaries of State
|No.||Secretary||Republic||Took office||Left office||President(s)|
|1||Tom Mark||Picklesine||18 October 2020||Incumbent||Benjamin Pickles|