Consul-General

Updated: 2017-03-27.

In diplomacy, a consul-general is the head consul in a particular state. They are a high-ranking diplomat stationed at a resident mission, usually the consulate-general or consulate, though it could be the embassy, particularly when working in the host state’s capital city.

See also: consulconsulate, consulate-general, embassy, resident mission, non-resident mission, diplomatic mission.

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