Federation Department of the Exterior

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Federation Department of the Exterior
General Information
Agency's Role: Intergalactic Relations
Agency Information
Agency Abbreviation: DoE
Agency Head Title: Secretary of the Exterior
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The Federation Department of the Exterior (DoE) is the Federation federal executive department responsible for intergalactic relations of the Federation, equivalent to the foreign ministries of other countries.

Duties and responsibilities

The Executive Branch and the Federation Council have constitutional responsibilities for Federation foreign policy. Within the Executive Branch, the Federation Department of the Exterior is the lead Federation foreign affairs agency, and its head, the Secretary of the Exterior, is the President's principal foreign policy advisor, though other officials or individuals may have more influence on their foreign policy decisions.

The Department advances Federation objectives and interests in the galaxy through its primary role in developing and implementing the President's foreign policy.

The Department also supports the foreign affairs activities of other Federation Government entities including the Starfleet, the Federation Department of Commerce, and the Federation Intelligence Agency. It also provides an array of important services to Federation citizens and to foreigners seeking to visit or immigrate to the Federation.

Divisions and Agencies