List of current foreign ministers

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This is a list of current foreign ministers of the 193 United Nations member states, 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.

States recognised by the United Nations[edit]

State List Foreign minister Party Assumed office
 Afghanistan List Salahuddin Rabbani Jamiat-e Islami 1 February 2015
 Albania List Edi Rama (prime minister) Socialist Party of Albania 21 January 2019
Gent Cakaj (Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs with full responsibility as a Minister) Socialist Party of Albania 22 January 2019
 Algeria List Ramtane Lamamra 13 March 2019
 Andorra List Maria Ubach Font 15 July 2017
 Angola List Manuel Domingos Augusto People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola September 28, 2017
 Antigua and Barbuda List E.P. Chet Greene Antigua Labour Party 21 March 2018
 Argentina List Jorge Faurie 12 June 2017
 Armenia List Zohrab Mnatsakanian Independent 12 May 2018
 Australia List Marise Payne Liberal Party of Australia 28 August 2018
 Austria List Karin Kneissl Independent, nominated by the Freedom Party of Austria 17 December 2017
 Azerbaijan List Elmar Mammadyarov Independent 2 April 2004
 Bahamas List Darren Henfield Free National Movement 15 May 2017
 Bahrain List Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa N/A[1] 26 September 2005
 Bangladesh List Abulkalam Abdul Momen Bangladesh Awami League 6 January 2019
 Barbados List Jerome Walcott Barbados Labour Party 27 May 2018
 Belarus List Vladimir Makei 20 August 2012
 Belgium List Didier Reynders Reformist Movement 6 December 2011
 Belize List Wilfred Elrington United Democratic Party 12 February 2008
 Benin List Aurélien Agbénonci 6 April 2016
 Bhutan List Tandi Dorji Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa 7 November 2018
 Bolivia List Diego Pary 4 September 2018
 Bosnia and Herzegovina List Igor Crnadak Party of Democratic Progress 31 March 2015
 Botswana List Unity Dow Botswana Democratic Party 20 June 2018
 Brazil Ernesto Araújo 1 January 2019
 Brunei Hassanal 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
 Bulgaria List Ekaterina Zakharieva Reformist Bloc 4 May 2017
 Burkina Faso List Alpha Barry 12 January 2016
 Burma List Aung San Suu Kyi National League for Democracy 30 March 2016
 Burundi List Ezéchiel Nibigira 19 April 2018
 Cambodia List Prak Sokhon Cambodian People's Party 5 April 2016
 Cameroon List Lejeune Mbella Mbella Cameroon People's Democratic Movement 2 October 2015
 Canada List Chrystia Freeland Liberal Party of Canada 10 January 2017
 Cape Verde List Luís Felipe Tavares Movement for Democracy 22 April 2016
 Central African Republic List Sylvie Baïpo-Temon Independent 14 December 2018
 Chad List Mahamat Zene Cherif 24 December 2017
 Chile List Roberto Ampuero Party for Democracy 11 March 2018
 People's Republic of China List Wang Yi Communist Party of China 16 March 2013
 Colombia List Carlos Holmes Trujillo Colombian Liberal Party 1 August 2018
 Comoros List Mohamed El-Amine Souef 17 July 2017
 Republic of the Congo List Jean-Claude Gakosso Congolese Party of Labour 10 August 2015
 Democratic Republic of the Congo List Alexis Thambwe Mwamba (acting) People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy 5 March 2019
 Costa Rica List Manuel Ventura Citizens' Action Party 8 January 2019
 Côte d'Ivoire List Marcel Amon-Tanoh Democratic Party of Côte d'Ivoire – African Democratic Rally 25 November 2016
 Croatia List Marija Pejčinović Burić Croatian Democratic Union 19 June 2017
 Cuba List Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla Communist Party of Cuba 2 March 2009
 Cyprus List Nikos Christodoulides Democratic Rally 1 March 2018
 Czech Republic List Tomáš Petříček Czech Social Democratic Party 16 October 2018
 Denmark List Anders Samuelsen Liberal Alliance 28 November 2016
 Djibouti List Mahamoud Ali Youssouf Independent 22 May 2005
 Dominica List Francine Baron Dominica Labour Party 13 December 2014
 Dominican Republic List Miguel Vargas Maldonado Dominican Revolutionary Party 16 August 2016
 East Timor List Dionísio Babo Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor 22 june 2018
 Ecuador List José Valencia Amores PAIS Alliance 12 June 2018
 Egypt List Sameh Shoukry Independent 17 June 2014
 El Salvador List Carlos Castaneda [2] 28 May 2018
 Equatorial Guinea List Simeón Oyono Esono Angue Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea 6 February 2018
 Eritrea List Osman Saleh Mohammed People's Front for Democracy and Justice 18 April 2007
 Estonia List Sven Mikser Social Democratic Party 23 November 2016
 Eswatini List Thuli Dladla 2 November 2018
 Ethiopia List Workneh Gebeyehu Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front 1 November 2016
 Fiji List Inia Seruiratu FijiFirst 28 January 2019
 Finland List Timo Soini New Alternative 29 May 2015
 France List Jean-Yves Le Drian Independent, nominated by the party La République En Marche! 17 May 2017
 Gabon List Abdu Razzaq Guy Kambogo 15 January 2019
 Gambia List Mamadou Tangara United Democratic Party 29 June 2018
 Georgia List Davit Zalkaliani Georgian Dream 20 June 2018
 Germany List Heiko Maas Social Democratic Party of Germany 14 March 2018
 Ghana List Shirley Ayorkor Botchway New Patriotic Party 27 January 2017
 Greece List Georgios Katrougalos Syriza 18 February 2019
 Grenada List Peter David New National Party 25 March 2018
 Guatemala List Sandra Jovel 27 August 2017
 Guinea List Mamadi Touré 22 August 2017
 Guinea-Bissau List João Ribeiro Butiam Có 25 April 2018
 Guyana List Carl Greenidge 19 May 2015
 Haiti List Bocchit Edmond 17 September 2018
 Holy See List Archbishop Paul Gallagher N/A[1] 8 November 2014
 Honduras List María Dolores Agüero [3] 18 April 2016
 Hungary List Péter Szijjártó Fidesz 23 September 2014
 Iceland List Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson Independence Party 11 January 2017
 India List Sushma Swaraj Bharatiya Janata Party 26 May 2014
 Indonesia List Retno Marsudi Independent 27 October 2014
 Iran List Mohammad Javad Zarif Independent 15 August 2013
 Iraq List Mohamed Ali Alhakim National Iraqi Alliance 25 October 2018
 Ireland List Simon Coveney Fine Gael 14 June 2017
 Israel List Yisrael Katz Likud 17 February 2019
 Italy List Enzo Moavero Milanesi Popular Alternative 1 June 2018
 Jamaica List Kamina Johnson-Smith Jamaica Labour Party 7 March 2016
 Japan List Tarō Kōno Liberal Democratic Party 3 August 2017
 Jordan List Ayman Safadi Independent 15 January 2017
 Kazakhstan List Beibut Atamkulov Nur Otan 26 December 2018
 Kenya List Monica Juma Independent 26 January 2018
 Kiribati Taneti Mamau (president) Tobwaan Kiribati Party 15 March 2016
 North Korea List Ri Yong-ho Workers' Party of Korea 17 May 2016
 South Korea List Kang Kyung-wha Democratic Party of Korea 18 June 2017
 Kuwait List Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah N/A[1] 23 October 2011
 Kyrgyzstan List Chingiz Aidarbekov 17 October 2018
 Laos List Saleumxay Kommasith Lao People's Revolutionary Party 19 April 2016
 Latvia List Edgars Rinkēvičs Unity 25 October 2011
 Lebanon List Gebran Bassil Free Patriotic Movement 15 February 2014
 Lesotho List Lesego Makgothi All Basotho Convention 23 June 2017
 Liberia List Gbehzohngar Findley 24 January 2018
 Libya List Mohamed Taha Siala January 2016
 Liechtenstein Aurelia Frick Progressive Citizens' Party 25 March 2009
 Lithuania List Linas Antanas Linkevičius Social Democratic Party of Lithuania 13 December 2012
 Luxembourg List Jean Asselborn Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party 21 July 2004
 Madagascar List Naina Andriantsitohaina 24 January 2019
Flag of Malawi.svg Malawi List Emmanuel Fabiano 17 July 2017
 Malaysia List Saifuddin Abdullah Pakatan Harapan-People's Justice Party 2 July 2018
 Maldives List Abdulla Shahid 17 November 2018
 Mali List Kamissa Camara 9 September 2018
 Malta List Carmelo Abela Labour Party 9 June 2017
 Marshall Islands John Silk 2 February 2016
 Mauritania List Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed 11 June 2018
 Mauritius List Nando Bodha 22 March 2019
 Mexico List Marcelo Ebrard Institutional Revolutionary Party 1 December 2018
 Micronesia Lorin S. Robert N/A[1] 14 July 2007
 Moldova List Tudor Ulianovschi Independent 10 January 2018
 Monaco Gilles Tonelli Independent 22 February 2015
 Mongolia List Damdin Tsogtbaatar Mongolian People's Party 20 October 2017
 Montenegro List Srđan Darmanović Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro 28 November 2016
 Morocco List Nasser Bourita Independent 5 April 2017
 Mozambique List José Condungua Pacheco Mozambique Liberation Front 12 December 2017
 Namibia List Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah South West African People's Organisation 4 December 2012
 Nauru Baron Waqa (president) Independent 13 June 2013
   Nepal List Pradip Kumar Gyawali 14 March 2018
 Netherlands List Stef Blok People's Party for Freedom and Democracy 7 March 2018
 New Zealand List Winston Peters New Zealand First 26 October 2017
 Nicaragua List Denis Moncada 16 January 2017
 Niger List Kalla Ankourao Nigerien Patriotic Movement 11 April 2018
 Nigeria List Geoffrey Onyeama All Progressives Congress 11 November 2015
 North Macedonia List Nikola Dimitrov Social Democratic Union of North Macedonia 31 May 2017
 Norway List Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide Conservative Party 20 October 2017
 Oman List Qaboos bin Said al Said (sultan) (Minister of Foreign Affairs) N/A[1] 2 January 1972
Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah (Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs) 19 December 1997
 Pakistan List Shah Mehmood Qureshi Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf 20 August 2018
 Palau Faustina K. Rehuher-Marugg N/A[1] 13 June 2017
 Panama List Isabel Saint Malo Independent 1 July 2014
 Papua New Guinea List Rimbink Pato United Party 9 August 2012
 Paraguay List Luis Castiglioni 15 August 2018
 Peru List Néstor Popolizio 2 April 2018
 Philippines List Teodoro Locsin Jr. PDP–Laban 17 October 2018
 Poland List Jacek Czaputowicz Law and Justice 9 January 2018
 Portugal List Augusto Santos Silva Socialist Party 26 November 2015
 Qatar List Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani N/A[1] 27 January 2016
 Romania List Teodor Meleșcanu Alliance of Liberals and Democrats 4 January 2017
 Russia List Sergey Lavrov United Russia 9 March 2004
 Rwanda List Richard Sezibera Independent 19 October 2018
 Saint Kitts and Nevis List Mark Brantley Concerned Citizens' Movement 22 February 2015
 Saint Lucia List Allen Chastanet (prime minister) United Workers Party 14 June 2016
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines List Sir Louis Straker Unity Labour Party 14 December 2015
 Samoa List Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi (prime minister) Human Rights Protection Party 23 November 1998
 San Marino Nicola Renzi Future Republic 27 December 2016
 São Tomé and Príncipe List Elsa Teixeira Pinto 3 December 2018
 Saudi Arabia List Ibrahim Abdulaziz Al-Assaf N/A[1] 27 December 2018
 Senegal List Sidiki Kaba 7 September 2017
 Serbia List Ivica Dačić Socialist Party of Serbia 27 April 2014
 Seychelles List Vincent Meriton (vice-president) People's Party 1 January 2018
 Sierra Leone List Alie Kabba All People's Congress 24 May 2018
 Singapore List Vivian Balakrishnan People's Action Party 1 October 2015
 Slovakia List Miroslav Lajčák Direction – Social Democracy 4 April 2012
 Slovenia List Miro Cerar Modern Centre Party 18 September 2018
 Solomon Islands List Milner Tozaka People's Alliance Party 15 December 2014
 Somalia List Ahmed Isse Awad 4 January 2018
 South Africa List Lindiwe Sisulu African National Congress 26 February 2018
 South Sudan List Nhial Deng Nhial Sudan People's Liberation Movement 17 July 2018
 Spain List Josep Borrell Spanish Socialist Workers' Party 6 June 2018
 Sri Lanka List Tilak Marapana United National Party 20 December 2018
 Sudan List al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed National Congress 14 May 2018
 Suriname List Yldiz Pollack-Beighle 1 February 2017
 Sweden List Margot Wallström Swedish Social Democratic Party 3 October 2014
  Switzerland List Ignazio Cassis FDP.The Liberals 1 November 2017
 Syria List Walid Muallem Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party – Syria Region 11 February 2006
 Tajikistan List Sirodjidin Aslov 29 November 2013
 Tanzania List Palamagamba Kabudi Chama Cha Mapinduzi 3 February 2019
 Thailand List Don Pramudwinai 20 August 2015
 Togo List Robert Dussey 17 September 2013
 Tonga List Semisi Sika (acting) 21 January 2019
 Trinidad and Tobago List Dennis Moses People's National Movement 11 September 2015
 Tunisia List Khemaies Jhinaoui Nidaa Tounes 6 January 2016
 Turkey List Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu Justice and Development Party 24 November 2015
 Turkmenistan List Raşit Meredow Democratic Party of Turkmenistan 7 July 2001
 Tuvalu Taukelina Finikaso N/A[1] 5 August 2013
 Uganda List Sam Kutesa National Resistance Movement 13 January 2005
 Ukraine List Pavlo Klimkin Independent 19 June 2014
 United Arab Emirates Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan N/A[1] 9 February 2006
 United Kingdom List Jeremy Hunt Conservative Party 9 July 2018
 United States List Mike Pompeo Republican Party 26 April 2018
 Uruguay List Rodolfo Nin Novoa Broad Front 1 March 2015
 Uzbekistan List Abdulaziz Komilov 13 January 2012
 Vanuatu List Ralph Regenvanu National United Party 18 December 2017
 Venezuela List Jorge Arreaza United Socialist Party of Venezuela 2 August 2017
 Vietnam List Phạm Bình Minh Communist Party of Vietnam 3 August 2011
 Yemen List Khaled al-Yamani 21 May 2018
 Zambia List Joe Malanji Patriotic Front 8 January 2018
 Zimbabwe List Sibusiso Moyo Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front 30 November 2017

Other states[edit]

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

State List Foreign minister Party Assumed office
 Abkhazia (Republic of Abkhazia) List Daur Kove 4 October 2016
 Cook Islands List Henry Puna (prime minister) 25 July 2013
 Kosovo (Republic of Kosovo) List Behgjet Pacolli Independent 9 September 2017
 Niue List Sir Toke Talagi (prime minister) 7 June 2008
 Northern Cyprus (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) List Kudret Özersay People's Party 2 February 2018
Flag of Palestine.svg State of Palestine Ziad Abu Amr,[4] 2 August 2018
 Sahrawi Republic (Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic) Mohamed Salem Ould Salek 21 January 1998
 South Ossetia (Republic of South Ossetia–the State of Alania) List Dmitry Medoyev 25 Mayt 2017
 Taiwan (Republic of China) List Joseph Wu Democratic Progressive Party 26 February 2018

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

State List Foreign minister Party Assumed office
 Artsakh Masis Mayilyan 25 September 2017
Donetsk People's Republic flag.png Donetsk People's Republic Natalya Nikonorova [5] 22 February 2016
Flag of the Lugansk People's Republic.svg Lugansk People's Republic Vladislav Deinevo [6] 12 September 2017
 Somaliland List Yasin Hagi Mohamud Hiir 10 November 2018
 Transnistria List Vitaly Ignatyev [7] 14 September 2015

Other governments[edit]

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

State List Foreign minister Party Assumed office
Flag of Libya.svg House of Representatives of Libya List Mohammed al-Dairi 29 September 2014
Flag of Yemen.svg Supreme Political Council of Yemen List Hisham Sharaf 28 November 2016

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

State List Foreign minister Party Assumed office
Flag of Chechen Republic of Ichkeria.svg Chechen Republic of Ichkeria [8] Usman Ferzauli 2007
Flag of Tibet.svg Tibet [9] Lobsang Sangay (prime minister) 28 February 2016

Sui generis entities[edit]

Entity List Foreign minister European Party National Party Assumed office
 European Union List Federica Mogherini Party of European Socialists Democratic Party 1 November 2014
 Sovereign Military Order of Malta Albrecht Freiherr von Boeselager N/A[1] N/A[1] 27 January 2017

Dependent territories[edit]

State List Foreign minister Party Assumed office
 Faroe Islands Poul Michelsen 15 September 2015
 French Polynesia Édouard Fritch (president) 12 September 2014
 Greenland Ane Lone Bagger 5 October 2018
 Guernsey Jonathan Le Tocq 6 May 2016
 Jersey Ian Gorst 7 June 2018
 Tokelau Kerisiano Kalolo (prime minister) 12 March 2019

Autonomous administrative divisions[edit]

State List Foreign minister Party Assumed office
 Brussels-Capital Region Guy Vanhengel 7 May 2013
 Catalonia Alfred Bosch Republican Left of Catalonia 22 November 2018
 Flanders Geert Bourgeois (Minister-President) 25 July 2014
Flag of Gagauzia.svg Gagauzia Vitaliy Vlah 30 April 2015
 Kurdistan Falah Mustafa Bakir September 2006
 Quebec Nadine Girault 18 October 2018
 Scotland List Fiona Hyslop 1 December 2009
 Wallonia Willy Borsus (Minister-President) 28 July 2017

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m 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 31 August 2018.
  3. ^ Acting to 28 March 2017.
  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.