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Today's look at Foreign Office activity and the events taking place in and around the London 2012 Olympic Games.
- Minister for the Overseas Territories Henry Bellingham has welcomed Olympic Long-Jumper Shara Proctor to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Shara was born in the British Overseas Territory of Anguilla and competed for Team GB at the Olympics.
- Today the Foreign Secretary met with Dr Henry Kissinger, former US Secretary of State and National Security Adviser under the Nixon and Ford administrations. The Foreign Secretary and Dr Kissinger discussed a number of foreign policy issues, including China, Syria, Iran, the Arab Spring and Afghanistan.
Foreign Secretary William Hague has met the Kenyan Prime Minister, Raila Odinga. They discussed a range of issues, including commercial opportunities in Kenya and preparations for Kenya’s upcoming elections.
- In pictures: Foreign Office Minister Henry Bellingham meets the Olympic delegation from Somalia.
- The British Business Embassy is hosting a Global Business Summit on Advanced Engineering. The event will offer international business leaders the chance to gain invaluable insights about the UK’s world-class capabilities in this high-growth sector. The summit is being streamed live on the UKTI YouTube channel
Published: 10 August 2012