Another word for diplomat
An accredited representative abroad
ambassador, consul, minister, statesman, diplomatist, plenipotentiary, ambassadorial representative, consular representative, member of the diplomatic corps, legate, nuncio, emissary, envoy, attachÃ©, agent, expert on international affairs, shuttle diplomat, cabinet member, chargÃ© d'affaires, chargÃ©; see also representative 1, statesman.
A suave or tactful person
politician, strategist, tactician, statesman, negotiator, intermediary, mediator, peacemaker, conciliator, Machiavelli, Machiavellian, propagandist, bargainer, cosmopolitan, manipulator, artful dodger, apple polisher*, smoothie*; see also judge 2.