List of current foreign ministers

This is a list of current foreign ministers of the 193 United Nations member states as well as the Holy See (Vatican City)

Foreign ministers of sovereign countries with limited recognition, some alternative governments, some dependent territories and some autonomous administrative divisions are included in separate tables.

Generally recognized sovereign states

State Historical list of foreign ministers Current foreign minister Party Assumed office
 AfghanistanList Idrees Zaman (acting)Jamiat-e Islami20 October 2019
 AlbaniaListEdi Rama (prime minister)Socialist Party of Albania21 January 2019
Gent Cakaj (Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs with full responsibility as a Minister)Socialist Party of Albania22 January 2019
 AlgeriaListSabri Boukadoum 2 April 2019
 AndorraListMaria Ubach i FontDemocrats for Andorra 17 July 2017
 AngolaListManuel Domingos AugustoPeople's Movement for the Liberation of AngolaSeptember 28, 2017
 Antigua and BarbudaListE.P. Chet GreeneAntigua Labour Party21 March 2018
 ArgentinaListFelipe Solá10 december 2019
 ArmeniaListZohrab MnatsakanyanIndependent12 May 2018
 AustraliaListMarise PayneLiberal Party of Australia28 August 2018
 AustriaListAlexander SchallenbergIndependent3 June 2019
 AzerbaijanListElmar MammadyarovIndependent2 April 2004
 BahamasListDarren HenfieldFree National Movement15 May 2017
 BahrainListSheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al KhalifaN/A[1]26 September 2005
 BangladeshListAbulkalam Abdul MomenBangladesh Awami League6 January 2019
 BarbadosListJerome WalcottBarbados Labour Party27 May 2018
 BelarusListVladimir Makei20 August 2012
 BelgiumListPhilippe Goffin30 November 2019
 BelizeListWilfred ElringtonUnited Democratic Party12 February 2008
 BeninListAurélien Agbénonci6 April 2016
 BhutanListTandi DorjiDruk Nyamrup Tshogpa7 November 2018
 BoliviaListKaren Longaric14 November 2019
 Bosnia and HerzegovinaListIgor CrnadakParty of Democratic Progress31 March 2015
 BotswanaListUnity DowBotswana Democratic Party20 June 2018
 BrazilErnesto Araújo1 January 2019
 BruneiHassanal Bolkiah (monarch) (Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade)N/A[1]22 October 2015
Erywan Yusof (Second Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade)31 January 2018
 BulgariaListEkaterina ZakharievaReformist Bloc4 May 2017
 Burkina FasoListAlpha Barry12 January 2016
 BurmaListAung San Suu KyiNational League for Democracy30 March 2016
 BurundiListEzechiel NibigiraCNDD-FDD 19 April 2018
 CambodiaListPrak SokhonCambodian People's Party5 April 2016
 CameroonListLejeune Mbella MbellaCameroon People's Democratic Movement2 October 2015
 CanadaListFrançois-Philippe Champagne20 November 2019
 Cape VerdeListLuís Felipe TavaresMovement for Democracy22 April 2016
 Central African RepublicListSylvie Baïpo-TemonIndependent14 December 2018
 ChadListMahamat Zene Cherif24 December 2017
 ChileListTeodoro RiberaParty for Democracy13 June 2019
 People's Republic of ChinaListWang YiCommunist Party of China16 March 2013
 ColombiaListClaudia BlumDemocratic Center (Colombia)27 November 2019
 ComorosListMohamed El-Amine Souef17 July 2017
 Republic of the CongoListJean-Claude GakossoCongolese Party of Labour10 August 2015
 Democratic Republic of the CongoListMarie Tumba NzezaPeople's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy7 September 2019
 Costa RicaListManuel VenturaCitizens' Action Party8 January 2019
 Côte d'IvoireListMarcel Amon-TanohDemocratic Party of Côte d'Ivoire – African Democratic Rally25 November 2016
 CroatiaListGordan Grlić-RadmanCroatian Democratic Union19 July 2019
 CubaListBruno Rodríguez ParrillaCommunist Party of Cuba2 March 2009
 CyprusListNikos ChristodoulidesDemocratic Rally1 March 2018
 Czech RepublicListTomáš PetříčekCzech Social Democratic Party16 October 2018
 DenmarkListJeppe KofodSocialdemokratiet27 June 2019
 DjiboutiListMahamoud Ali YoussoufIndependent22 May 2005
 DominicaListKenneth Darroux17 December 2019
 Dominican RepublicListMiguel Vargas MaldonadoDominican Revolutionary Party16 August 2016
 East TimorListDionísio BaboRevolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor22 june 2018
 EcuadorListJosé Valencia AmoresPAIS Alliance12 June 2018
 EgyptListSameh ShoukryIndependent17 June 2014
 El SalvadorListAlexandra Hill Tinoco1 June 2019
 Equatorial GuineaListSimeón Oyono Esono AngueDemocratic Party of Equatorial Guinea6 February 2018
 EritreaListOsman Saleh MohammedPeople's Front for Democracy and Justice18 April 2007
 EstoniaListUrmas Reinsalu Pro Patria29 April 2019
 EswatiniListThuli Dladla2 November 2018
 EthiopiaListGedu AndargachewEthiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front17 April 2019
 FijiListInia SeruiratuFijiFirst28 January 2019
 FinlandListPekka HaavistoGreen League6 June 2019
 FranceListJean-Yves Le DrianIndependent, nominated by the party La République En Marche!17 May 2017
 GabonListAlain Claude Bilie-By-Nze10 June 2019
 GambiaListMamadou TangaraUnited Democratic Party29 June 2018
 GeorgiaListDavit ZalkalianiGeorgian Dream20 June 2018
 GermanyListHeiko MaasSocial Democratic Party of Germany14 March 2018
 GhanaListShirley Ayorkor BotchwayNew Patriotic Party27 January 2017
 GreeceListNikos Dendias9 July 2019
 GrenadaListPeter DavidNew National Party25 March 2018
 GuatemalaListSandra Jovel27 August 2017
 GuineaListMamadi Touré22 August 2017
 Guinea-BissauListAristides Ocante da Silva31 October 2019
 GuyanaListKaren Cummings2 May 2019
 HaitiListBocchit Edmond17 September 2018
  Holy SeeListArchbishop Paul GallagherN/A[1]8 November 2014
 HondurasListLisandro Rosales23 July 2019
 HungaryListPéter SzijjártóFidesz23 September 2014
 IcelandListGuðlaugur Þór ÞórðarsonIndependence Party11 January 2017
 IndiaListSubrahmanyam JaishankarBharatiya Janata Party31 May 2019
 IndonesiaListRetno MarsudiIndependent27 October 2014
 IranListMohammad Javad ZarifIndependent15 August 2013
 IraqListMohamed Ali AlhakimNational Iraqi Alliance25 October 2018
 IrelandListSimon CoveneyFine Gael14 June 2017
 IsraelListYisrael Katz[2]Likud17 February 2019
 ItalyListLuigi Di Maio5 September 2019
 JamaicaListKamina Johnson-SmithJamaica Labour Party7 March 2016
 JapanListToshimitsu MotegiLiberal Democratic Party11 September 2019
 JordanListAyman SafadiIndependent15 January 2017
 KazakhstanList Mukhtar TleuberdiNur Otan18 September 2019
 KenyaListMonica JumaIndependent26 January 2018
 KiribatiTaneti Mamau (president)Tobwaan Kiribati Party15 March 2016
 North KoreaListRi Yong-hoWorkers' Party of Korea17 May 2016
 South KoreaListKang Kyung-whaDemocratic Party of Korea18 June 2017
 KuwaitListSheikh Ahmad Nasser Al Muhammad Al SabahN/A[1]17 December 2019
 KyrgyzstanListChingiz Aidarbekov17 October 2018
 LaosListSaleumxay KommasithLao People's Revolutionary Party19 April 2016
 LatviaListEdgars RinkēvičsUnity25 October 2011
 LebanonListGebran BassilFree Patriotic Movement15 February 2014
 LesothoListLesego MakgothiAll Basotho Convention23 June 2017
 LiberiaListGbehzohngar Findley24 January 2018
 LibyaListMohamed Taha SialaJanuary 2016
 LiechtensteinKatrin EggenbergerProgressive Citizens' Party11 November 2019
 LithuaniaListLinas Antanas LinkevičiusIndependent13 December 2012
 LuxembourgListJean AsselbornLuxembourg Socialist Workers' Party21 July 2004
 MadagascarListNaina Andriantsitohaina 24 January 2019
MalawiListFrancis Kasaila19 June 2019
 MalaysiaListSaifuddin AbdullahPeople's Justice PartyPakatan Harapan2 July 2018
 MaldivesListAbdulla Shahid17 November 2018
 MaliListTiébilé Dramé5 May 2019
 MaltaListCarmelo AbelaLabour Party9 June 2017
 Marshall IslandsJohn Silk2 February 2016
 MauritaniaListIsmail Ould Cheikh Ahmed11 June 2018
 MauritiusListNando Bodha22 March 2019
 MexicoListMarcelo EbrardNational Regeneration Movement1 December 2018
 MicronesiaKandhi ElieisarN/A[1]4 December 2019
 MoldovaListAureliu Ciocoi14 November 2019
 MonacoLaurent AnselmiIndependent21 October 2019
 MongoliaListDamdin TsogtbaatarMongolian People's Party20 October 2017
 MontenegroListSrđan DarmanovićDemocratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro28 November 2016
 MoroccoListNasser BouritaIndependent5 April 2017
 MozambiqueListJosé Condungua PachecoMozambique Liberation Front12 December 2017
 NamibiaListNetumbo Nandi-NdaitwahSouth West African People's Organisation4 December 2012
 NauruLionel Aingimea (president)Independent28 August 2013
   NepalListPradip Kumar Gyawali14 March 2018
 NetherlandsListStef BlokPeople's Party for Freedom and Democracy7 March 2018
 New ZealandListWinston PetersNew Zealand First26 October 2017
 NicaraguaListDenis Moncada16 January 2017
 NigerListKalla AnkouraoNigerien Patriotic Movement11 April 2018
 NigeriaListGeoffrey OnyeamaAll Progressives Congress11 November 2015
 North MacedoniaListNikola DimitrovSocial Democratic Union of North Macedonia31 May 2017
 NorwayListIne Marie Eriksen SøreideConservative Party20 October 2017
 OmanListQaboos bin Said al Said (Sultan) (Minister of Foreign Affairs (official))N/A[1]2 January 1972
Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah (Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs)19 December 1997
 PakistanListShah Mehmood QureshiPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf20 August 2018
 PalauFaustina K. Rehuher-MaruggN/A[1]13 June 2017
 PanamaListAlejandro FerrerIndependent1 July 2019
 Papua New GuineaListPatrick PruaitchPeople's National Congress7 November 2019
 ParaguayListAntonio Rivas Palacios31 July 2019
 PeruListGustavo Meza-Cuadra3 October 2019
 PhilippinesListTeodoro Locsin Jr.PDP–Laban17 October 2018
 PolandListJacek CzaputowiczLaw and Justice9 January 2018
 PortugalListAugusto Santos SilvaSocialist Party26 November 2015
 QatarListSheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al ThaniN/A[1]27 January 2016
 RomaniaListBogdan Aurescu4 November 2019
 RussiaListSergey LavrovUnited Russia9 March 2004
 RwandaListVincent BirutaIndependent4 November 2019
 Saint Kitts and NevisListMark BrantleyConcerned Citizens' Movement22 February 2015
 Saint LuciaListAllen Chastanet (prime minister)United Workers Party14 June 2016
 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesListSir Louis StrakerUnity Labour Party14 December 2015
 SamoaListTuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi (prime minister)Human Rights Protection Party23 November 1998
 San MarinoNicola RenziFuture Republic27 December 2016
 São Tomé and PríncipeListElsa Teixeira Pinto3 December 2018
 Saudi ArabiaListPrince Faisal bin Farhan Al SaudN/A[1]29 October 2019
 SenegalListAmadou Ba7 April 2019
 SerbiaListIvica DačićSocialist Party of Serbia27 April 2014
 SeychellesListVincent Meriton (vice-president)People's Party1 January 2018
 Sierra LeoneListNabeela Tunis All People's Congress10 May 2019
 SingaporeListVivian BalakrishnanPeople's Action Party1 October 2015
 SlovakiaListMiroslav LajčákDirection – Social Democracy4 April 2012
 SloveniaListMiro CerarModern Centre Party18 September 2018
 Solomon IslandsListJeremiah ManelePeople's Alliance Party25 April 2019
 SomaliaListAhmed Isse Awad4 January 2018
 South AfricaListNaledi PandorAfrican National Congress29 May 2019
 South SudanListAwut Deng AcuilSudan People's Liberation Movement19 August 2019
 SpainListMargarita Robles (acting)Spanish Socialist Workers' Party29 November 2019
 Sri LankaListDinesh Gunawardena22 November 2019
 SudanListAsma Mohamed Abdalla8 September 2019
 SurinameListYldiz Pollack-Beighle1 February 2017
 SwedenListAnn LindeSwedish Social Democratic Party10 September 2019
  SwitzerlandListIgnazio CassisFDP.The Liberals1 November 2017
 SyriaListWalid MuallemArab Socialist Ba'ath Party – Syria Region11 February 2006
 TajikistanListSirodjidin Aslov29 November 2013
 TanzaniaListPalamagamba John Aidan Mwaluko KabudiChama Cha Mapinduzi3 February 2019
 ThailandListDon PramudwinaiIndependent20 August 2015
 TogoListRobert Dussey17 September 2013
 TongaListPohiva Tu'i'onetoa (prime ministers)9 October 2019
 Trinidad and TobagoListDennis MosesPeople's National Movement11 September 2015
 TunisiaListSabri Bachtabji (acting)Nidaa Tounes30 October 2019
 TurkeyListMevlüt ÇavuşoğluJustice and Development Party24 November 2015
 TurkmenistanListRaşit MeredowDemocratic Party of Turkmenistan7 July 2001
 TuvaluSimon KofeN/A[1]September 2019
 UgandaListSam KutesaNational Resistance Movement13 January 2005
 UkraineListVadym PrystaikoIndependent29 August 2019
 United Arab EmiratesSheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al NahyanN/A[1]9 February 2006
 United KingdomListDominic RaabConservative Party24 July 2019
 United StatesListMike PompeoRepublican Party26 April 2018
 UruguayListRodolfo Nin NovoaBroad Front1 March 2015
 UzbekistanListAbdulaziz Komilov13 January 2012
 VanuatuListRalph RegenvanuNational United Party18 December 2017
 VenezuelaListJorge ArreazaUnited Socialist Party of Venezuela2 August 2017
 VietnamListPhạm Bình MinhCommunist Party of Vietnam3 August 2011
 YemenListMohammed A. Al-Hadhrami [3]10 June 2019
 ZambiaListJoseph MalanjiPatriotic Front8 January 2018
 ZimbabweListSibusiso MoyoZimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front30 November 2017

Other states

The following states control their territory and are recognized by at least one UN member state.

State Historical list of foreign ministers Current foreign minister Party Assumed office
 Abkhazia (Republic of Abkhazia)ListDaur Kove4 October 2016
 Cook IslandsListHenry Puna (prime minister)Cook Islands Party 25 July 2013
 Kosovo (Republic of Kosovo)ListBehgjet PacolliIndependent9 September 2017
 NiueListSir Toke Talagi (prime minister)Independent 7 June 2008
 Northern Cyprus (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus)ListKudret ÖzersayPeople's Party2 February 2018
State of PalestineZiad Abu Amr [4]2 August 2018
 Sahrawi Republic (Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic)Mohamed Salem Ould Salek21 January 1998
 South Ossetia (Republic of South Ossetia–the State of Alania)ListDmitry Medoyev25 Mayt 2017
 Taiwan (Republic of China)ListJoseph WuDemocratic Progressive Party26 February 2018

The following states/governments control their territory, but are not recognized by any UN member states.

State Historical list of foreign ministers Current foreign minister Party Assumed office
 ArtsakhMasis Mayilyan25 September 2017
Donetsk People's RepublicNatalya Nikonorova [5]22 February 2016
Lugansk People's RepublicVladislav Deinevo [6]12 September 2017
 SomalilandListYasin Hagi Mohamud Hiir10 November 2018
 TransnistriaListVitaly Ignatyev [7]14 September 2015

Other governments

These alternative governments are recognized as a sovereign state by at least one UN member.

State Historical list of foreign ministers Current foreign minister Party Assumed office
House of Representatives of LibyaListMohammed al-Dairi29 September 2014
Supreme Political Council of YemenListHisham Sharaf28 November 2016

The alternative governments are not recognized by any UN member states.

State Historical list of foreign ministers Current foreign minister Party Assumed office
Chechen Republic of Ichkeria [8]Usman Ferzauli2007
Tibet [9]Lobsang Sangay (prime minister)28 February 2016

Sui generis entities

Entity Historical list of foreign ministers Current foreign minister European Party National Party Assumed office
 European UnionListJosep BorrellParty of European Socialists1 November 2019
 Sovereign Military Order of MaltaAlbrecht Freiherr von BoeselagerN/A[1]N/A[1]27 January 2017

Dependent territories

Territory Historical list of foreign ministers Current foreign minister Party Assumed office
 Faroe IslandsJenis av Rana16 September 2019
 French PolynesiaÉdouard Fritch (president)12 September 2014
 GreenlandAne Lone Bagger5 October 2018
 GuernseyJonathan Le Tocq6 May 2016
 JerseyIan Gorst7 June 2018
 New CaledoniaThierry Santa (President of the Government)9 July 2019
 TokelauKerisiano Kalolo (prime minister)12 March 2019

Autonomous administrative divisions

Autonomous region Historical list of foreign ministers Current foreign minister Party Assumed office
 Brussels-Capital RegionPascal Smet20 July 2019
 CataloniaAlfred BoschRepublican Left of Catalonia22 November 2018
 FlandersJan Jambon (Minister-President)2 October 2019
GagauziaVitaliy Vlah30 April 2015
 KurdistanSafeen Muhsin DizayeeJuly 2019
 QuebecNadine Girault18 October 2018
 ScotlandListFiona HyslopScottish National Party1 December 2009
 WalloniaElio Di Rupo (Minister-President)13 September 2019

See also

Notes

  1. Foreign Ministers with the party field set to N/A indicates that their country has either banned political parties or that they do not have them.
  2. Acting to 29 May 201*.
  3. Acting to 19 eptember 2019.
  4. as Head of Department of International Relations of Executive Committee of PLO.
  5. Acting to 3 December 2018.
  6. Acting to 28 December 2018.
  7. Acting to 30 August 2016 and from 17 December 2016 to 30 January 2017.
  8. Government in exile in opposition to the emir's government, which itself is unrecognized.
  9. Government in exile.

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