List of current foreign ministers

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

Foreign ministers of unrecognised sovereign countries are included in a separate table.

Female ministers are shown in bold font.

Sovereign states[edit]

Country Name Since
 Afghanistan (list of ministers) Salahuddin Rabbani 1 February 2015
 Albania (list of ministers) Ditmir Bushati 15 September 2013
 Algeria (list of ministers) Ramtane Lamamra 11 September 2013
 Andorra (list of ministers) Gilbert Saboya Sunyé 12 May 2011
 Angola (list of ministers) Georges Rebelo Chicoti 26 November 2010
 Antigua and Barbuda Charles Fernandez 18 June 2014
 Argentina (list of ministers) Héctor Timerman 22 June 2010
 Armenia Eduard Nalbandyan 14 April 2008
 Australia (list of ministers) Julie Bishop 18 September 2013
 Austria (list of ministers) Sebastian Kurz 16 December 2013
 Azerbaijan (list of ministers) Elmar Mammadyarov 2 April 2004
 Bahamas Fred Mitchell 11 May 2012
 Bahrain (list of ministers) Sheikh Khalid ibn Ahmad Al Khalifah 26 September 2005
 Bangladesh (list of ministers) Abul Hassan Mahmud Ali 26 February 2014
 Barbados (list of ministers) Maxine McClean 24 November 2008
 Belarus Uladzimir Makei 20 August 2012
 Belgium (list of ministers) Didier Reynders 6 December 2011
 Belize Wilfred Elrington 12 February 2008
 Benin (list of ministers) Nassirou Bako Arifari 28 May 2011
 Bhutan (list of ministers) Rinzin Dorje 29 July 2013
 Bolivia David Choquehuanca 23 January 2006
 Bosnia and Herzegovina (list of ministers) Zlatko Lagumdžija 10 February 2012
 Botswana (list of ministers) Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi 24 October 2014
 Brazil Mauro Vieira 1 January 2015
 Brunei Pengiran Muda Mohamed Bolkiah 1 January 1984
 Bulgaria (list of ministers) Daniel Mitov 6 August 2014
 Burkina Faso (list of ministers) Michel Kafando (president) 23 November 2014
 Burma (list of ministers) Wunna Maung Lwin 30 March 2011
 Burundi (list of ministers) Laurent Kavakure 7 November 2011
 Cambodia (list of ministers) Hor Namhong 30 November 1998
 Cameroon (list of ministers) Pierre Moukoko Mbonjo 11 December 2011
 Canada (list of ministers) Rob Nicholson 9 February 2015
 Cape Verde (list of ministers) Jorge Tolentino 18 September 2014
 Central African Republic (list of ministers) Toussaint Kongo Doudou 27 January 2014
 Chad (list of ministers) Moussa Faki 23 April 2008
 Chile (list of ministers) Heraldo Muñoz 11 March 2014
 People's Republic of China (list of ministers) Wang Yi 16 March 2013
 Colombia (list of ministers) María Ángela Holguín 7 August 2010
 Comoros El-Anrif Said Hassane 13 July 2013
 Democratic Republic of the Congo (list of ministers) Raymond Tshibanda 26 April 2012
 Republic of the Congo (list of ministers) Basile Ikouébé 31 May 2007
 Costa Rica Manuel González Sanz 8 May 2014
 Côte d'Ivoire Charles Koffi Diby 22 November 2012
 Croatia (list of ministers) Vesna Pusić 23 December 2011
 Cuba (list of ministers) Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla 2 March 2009
 Cyprus (list of ministers) Ioannis Kasoulidis 1 March 2013
 Czech Republic (list of ministers) Lubomír Zaorálek 29 January 2014
 Denmark (list of ministers) Martin Lidegaard 3 February 2014
 Djibouti Mahamoud Ali Youssouf 22 May 2005
 Dominica (list of ministers) Francine Baron-Royer 13 December 2014
 Dominican Republic (list of ministers) Andrés Navarro 16 September 2014
 East Timor Hernâni Coelho 15 February 2015
 Ecuador Ricardo Patiño 28 January 2010
 Egypt (list of ministers) Sameh Shoukry 17 June 2014
 El Salvador (list of ministers) Hugo Martínez 1 June 2014
 Equatorial Guinea Agapito Mba Mokuy 22 May 2012
 Eritrea Osman Saleh Mohammed 18 April 2007
 Estonia (list of ministers) Keit Pentus-Rosimannus 17 November 2014
 Ethiopia (list of ministers) Tedros Adhanom 29 November 2012
 Fiji (list of ministers) Ratu Inoke Kubuabola 3 August 2009
 Finland (list of ministers) Erkki Tuomioja 22 June 2011
 France (list of ministers) Laurent Fabius 16 May 2012
 Gabon (list of ministers) Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet 28 February 2012
 Gambia (list of ministers) Neneh MacDouall-Gaye 6 January 2015
 Georgia (list of ministers) Tamar Beruchashvili 11 November 2014
 Germany (list of ministers) Frank-Walter Steinmeier 17 December 2013
 Ghana (list of ministers) Hanna Tetteh 30 January 2013
 Greece (list of ministers) Nikos Kotzias 27 January 2015
 Grenada (list of ministers) Clarice Modeste-Curwen 1 December 2014
 Guatemala Carlos Raúl Morales 18 September 2014
 Guinea (list of ministers) François Lonseny Fall 5 October 2012
 Guinea-Bissau (list of ministers) Mário Lopes da Rosa 4 July 2014
 Guyana Carolyn Rodrigues 10 April 2008
 Haiti (list of ministers) Duly Brutus 2 April 2014
 Honduras Arturo Corrales 8 January 2015
 Holy See (list of ministers) Archbishop Paul Gallagher 8 November 2014
 Hungary (list of ministers) Péter Szijjártó 23 September 2014
 Iceland (list of ministers) Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson 24 May 2013
 India (list of ministers) Sushma Swaraj 26 May 2014
 Indonesia (list of ministers) Retno Marsudi 27 October 2014
 Iran (list of ministers) Mohammad Javad Zarif 15 August 2013
 Iraq (list of ministers) Ibrahim al-Jaafari 8 Septembre 2014
 Ireland (list of ministers) Charles Flanagan 11 July 2014
 Israel (list of ministers) Avigdor Lieberman 11 November 2013
 Italy (list of ministers) Paolo Gentiloni 31 October 2014
 Jamaica Arnold Nicholson 6 January 2012
 Japan (list of ministers) Fumio Kishida 26 December 2012
 Jordan Nasser Judeh 23 February 2009
 Kazakhstan (list of ministers) Erlan Idrisov 28 September 2012
 Kenya (list of ministers) Amina Mohamed 19 May 2013
 Kiribati Anote Tong (president) 4 July 2003
 North Korea (list of ministers) Ri Su Yong 9 April 2014
 South Korea (list of ministers) Yun Byung-se 11 March 2013
 Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah 23 October 2011
 Kyrgyzstan Erlan Abdyldayev 5 September 2012
 Laos (list of ministers) Thongloun Sisoulith 8 June 2006
 Latvia (list of ministers) Edgars Rinkēvičs 25 October 2011
 Lebanon (list of ministers) Gebran Bassil 15 February 2014
 Lesotho Mohlabi Tsekoa 2 March 2007
 Liberia (list of ministers) Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan 10 February 2012
 Libya (list of ministers) disputed -
Mohammed al-Dairi or
Mohamed al-Ghariani

29 September 2014
2 September 2014
 Liechtenstein Aurelia Frick 25 March 2009
 Lithuania (list of ministers) Linas Antanas Linkevičius 13 December 2012
 Luxembourg (list of ministers) Jean Asselborn 21 July 2004
 Macedonia Nikola Poposki 28 July 2011
 Madagascar (list of ministers) Béatrice Atallah 25 January 2015
Flag of Malawi.svg Malawi (list of ministers) George Chaponda 19 June 2014
 Malaysia (list of ministers) Dato' Sri Anifah Aman 10 April 2009
 Maldives (list of ministers) Dunya Maumoon 17 November 2013
 Mali (list of ministers) Abdoulaye Diop 11 April 2014
 Malta (list of ministers) George William Vella 13 March 2013
 Marshall Islands Tony deBrum 17 March 2014
 Mauritius (list of ministers) Étienne Sinatambou 17 December 2014
 Mauritania (list of ministers) Vatma Vall Mint Soueina 16 January 2015
 Mexico (list of ministers) José Antonio Meade Kuribreña 1 December 2012
 Micronesia Lorin S. Robert 14 July 2007
 Moldova (list of ministers) Natalia Gherman 31 May 2013
 Monaco Gilles Tonelli 22 February 2015
 Mongolia Lundeg Purevsuren 10 December 2014
 Montenegro (list of ministers) Igor Lukšić 4 December 2012
 Morocco Salaheddine Mezouar 10 October 2013
 Mozambique (list of ministers) Oldemiro Balói 10 March 2008
 Namibia (list of ministers) Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah 4 December 2012
 Nauru Baron Waqa (president) 13 June 2013
   Nepal Mahendra Pandey 25 February 2014
 Netherlands (list of ministers) Bert Koenders 17 October 2014
 New Zealand (list of ministers) Murray McCully 19 November 2008
 Nicaragua (list of ministers) Samuel Santos López 11 January 2007
 Niger (list of ministers) Aïchatou Kané Boulama 25 February 2015
 Nigeria (list of ministers) Aminu Wali 6 March 2014
 Norway (list of ministers) Børge Brende 16 October 2013
 Oman Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah 18 February 1982
 Pakistan (list of ministers) Sartaj Aziz 7 June 2013
 Palau Billy Kuartei 31 July 2013
 Palestine[1] (list of ministers) Riyad al-Maliki 1 September 2007
 Panama Isabel Saint Malo 1 July 2014
 Papua New Guinea Rimbink Pato 9 August 2012
 Paraguay (list of ministers) Eladio Loizaga 15 August 2013
 Peru Gonzalo Gutiérrez Reinel 23 June 2014
 Philippines (list of ministers) Albert del Rosario 2 March 2011
 Poland (list of ministers) Grzegorz Schetyna 22 September 2014
 Portugal (list of ministers) Rui Machete 23 July 2013
 Qatar Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah 26 June 2013
 Romania (list of ministers) Bogdan Aurescu 24 November 2014
 Russia (list of ministers) Sergey Lavrov 9 March 2004
 Rwanda (list of ministers) Louise Mushikiwabo 3 December 2009
 Saint Kitts and Nevis Mark Brantley 22 February 2015
 Saint Lucia Alva Baptiste 6 December 2011
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Camillo Gonsalves 16 September 2013
 Samoa Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi (prime minister) 23 November 1998
 San Marino Pasquale Valentini 5 December 2012
 São Tomé and Príncipe (list of ministers) Manuel Salvador dos Ramos 29 November 2014
 Saudi Arabia (list of ministers) Prince Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud 13 October 1975
 Senegal (list of ministers) Mankeur Ndiaye 29 October 2012
 Serbia (list of ministers) Ivica Dačić 27 April 2014
 Seychelles (list of ministers) Joel Morgan 1 February 2015
 Sierra Leone (list of ministers) Samura Kamara 17 December 2012
 Singapore (list of ministers) K. Shanmugam 21 May 2011
 Slovakia (list of ministers) Miroslav Lajčák 4 April 2012
 Slovenia (list of ministers) Karl Erjavec 10 February 2012
 Solomon Islands Milner Tozaka 15 December 2014
 Somalia (list of ministers) Abdisalam Omer 9 February 2015
 South Africa (list of ministers) Maite Nkoana-Mashabane 11 May 2009
 South Sudan (list of ministers) Barnaba Marial Benjamin 27 July 2013
 Spain (list of ministers) José García-Margallo y Marfil 22 December 2011
 Sri Lanka (list of ministers) Mangala Samaraweera 10 January 2015
 Sudan Ali Karti 16 June 2010
 Suriname (list of ministers) Winston Lackin 12 August 2010
 Swaziland (list of ministers) Mgwagwa Gamedze 4 November 2013
 Sweden (list of ministers) Margot Wallström 3 October 2014
  Switzerland (list of ministers) Didier Burkhalter 1 January 2012
 Syria (list of ministers) Walid Muallem 11 February 2006
 Tajikistan Sirodjidin M. Aslov 29 November 2013
 Tanzania (list of ministers) Bernard Membe 11 January 2007
 Thailand (list of ministers) Thanasak Patimaprakorn 22 May 2014
 Togo (list of ministers) Robert Dussey 17 September 2013
 Tonga 'Akilisi Pohiva (prime minister) 30 December 2014
 Trinidad and Tobago (list of ministers) Winston Dookeran 22 June 2012
 Tunisia (list of ministers) Taïeb Baccouche 6 February 2015
 Turkey (list of ministers) Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu 29 August 2014
 Turkmenistan Raşit Meredow 7 July 2001
 Tuvalu Taukelina Finikaso 5 August 2013
 Uganda Sam Kutesa 13 January 2005
 Ukraine (list of ministers) Pavlo Klimkin 19 June 2014
 United Arab Emirates Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan 9 February 2006
 United Kingdom (list of ministers) Philip Hammond 15 July 2014
 United States (list of ministers) John Kerry 1 February 2013
 Uruguay (list of ministers) Rodolfo Nin Novoa 1 March 2015
 Uzbekistan (list of ministers) Abdulaziz Komilov 13 January 2012
 Vanuatu Sato Kilman 15 May 2014
 Venezuela (list of ministers) Delcy Rodríguez 26 December 2014
 Vietnam (list of ministers) Phạm Bình Minh 3 August 2011
 Yemen (list of ministers) vacant 6 February 2015
 Zambia (list of ministers) Harry Kalaba 13 March 2014
 Zimbabwe Simbarashe Mumbengegwi 15 April 2005

Unrecognized countries, autonomous regions[edit]

Country Name Since
 Abkhazia (list of ministers) Viacheslav Chirikba 11 October 2011
 Brussels-Capital Region Guy Vanhengel 7 May 2013
 Cook Islands Henry Puna (prime minister) 25 July 2013
 Faroe Islands Kaj Leo Johannesen (prime minister) 14 November 2011
 Flanders Geert Bourgeois (prime minister) 25 July 2014
 French Polynesia Édouard Fritch (president) 12 September 2014
 Greenland Vittus Qujaukitsoq 10 December 2014
 Kosovo (list of ministers) Hashim Thaçi 9 December 2014
 Kurdistan Falah Mustafa Bakir September 2006
 Nagorno-Karabakh Karen Mirzoyan 22 September 2012
 Niue Toke Talagi (prime minister) 7 June 2008
 Northern Cyprus Özdil Nami 2 September 2013
Flag of Palestine.svg State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas[2] (prime minister) 27 August 2009
 Puntland Ali Ahmed Faatah 21 January 2014
 Quebec Christine St-Pierre 23 April 2014
 Scotland (list of ministers) Fiona Hyslop 1 December 2009
 Somaliland Mohamed Yonis 25 June 2013
 South Ossetia David Sanakoyev 30 May 2012
 Taiwan (Republic of China) (list of ministers) David Lin 19 September 2012
 Tokelau Siopili Perez (prime minister) 23 February 2015
 Transnistria Nina Shtanski 17 January 2012
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic Western Sahara Mohamed Salem Ould Salek 21 January 1998
Flag of Wallonia.svg Wallonia Paul Magnette (prime minister) 22 July 2014

Sui generis entities[edit]

Entity Name Since
 European Union Federica Mogherini (Italy) 1 November 2014
 Sovereign Military Order of Malta Albrecht Freiherr von Boeselager 31 May 2014

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Palestinian Authority renamed itself the State of Palestine on 6 January 2013 (a move not recognized by Israel). Do not confuse with the "State of Palestine" proclaimed on 15 November 1988 by the Palestinian National Council (PNC) in Algiers which remains a putative state, de facto ineffective despite partial international recognition.
  2. ^ as Head of Political Department of Executive Committee of PLO