U.S. Department of State Foreign Affairs Manual

The Foreign Affairs Manual is published by the United States Department of State and can be accessed on the Department's website. It contains the functional statements, organizational responsibilities, and authorities of each of the major components of the Department. Together, the manual comprise the basic organizational directive of the Department.

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