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) and the State of Palestine.

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

Sovereign states[edit]

Country List Name Since
 Afghanistan List Salahuddin Rabbani 1 February 2015
 Albania List Ditmir Bushati 15 September 2013
 Algeria List Ramtane Lamamra 11 September 2013
 Andorra List Gilbert Saboya Sunyé 12 May 2011
 Angola List Georges Rebelo Chicoti 26 November 2010
 Antigua and Barbuda List Charles Fernandez 18 June 2014
 Argentina List Susana Malcorra 10 December 2015
 Armenia Eduard Nalbandyan 14 April 2008
 Australia List Julie Bishop 18 September 2013
 Austria List Sebastian Kurz 16 December 2013
 Azerbaijan List Elmar Mammadyarov 2 April 2004
 Bahamas List Fred Mitchell 11 May 2012
 Bahrain List Sheikh Khalid ibn Ahmad Al Khalifah 26 September 2005
 Bangladesh List Abul Hassan Mahmud Ali 26 February 2014
 Barbados List Maxine McClean 24 November 2008
 Belarus List Vladimir Makei 20 August 2012
 Belgium List Didier Reynders 6 December 2011
 Belize List Wilfred Elrington 12 February 2008
 Benin List Aurélien Agbénonci 6 Avril 2016
 Bhutan List Damcho Dorji 2 August 2015
 Bolivia List David Choquehuanca 23 January 2006
 Bosnia and Herzegovina List Igor Crnadak 31 March 2015
 Botswana List Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi 24 October 2014
 Brazil José Serra 12 May 2016
 Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah (monarch) (Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade) 22 October 2015
Lim Jock Seng (Second Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade) 24 May 2005
 Bulgaria List Daniel Mitov 6 August 2014
 Burkina Faso List Alpha Barry 12 January 2016
 Burma List Aung San Suu Kyi 30 March 2016
 Burundi List Alain Aimé Nyamitwe 18 May 2015
 Cambodia List Prak Sokhon 4 April 2016
 Cameroon List Lejeune Mbella Mbella 2 October 2015
 Canada List Stéphane Dion 4 November 2015
 Cape Verde List Luís Felipe Tavares 22 April 2016
 Central African Republic List Charles-Armel Doubane 1 Avril 2016
 Chad List Moussa Faki 23 April 2008
 Chile List Heraldo Muñoz 11 March 2014
 People's Republic of China List Wang Yi 16 March 2013
 Colombia List María Ángela Holguín 7 August 2010
 Comoros List Mohamed Bacar Dossar 31 May 2016
 Democratic Republic of the Congo List Raymond Tshibanda 26 April 2012
 Republic of the Congo List Jean-Claude Gakosso 10 August 2015
 Costa Rica List Manuel González Sanz 8 May 2014
 Côte d'Ivoire List Albert Toikeusse Mabri 12 January 2016
 Croatia List Miro Kovač 22 January 2016
 Cuba List Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla 2 March 2009
 Cyprus List Ioannis Kasoulidis 1 March 2013
 Czech Republic List Lubomír Zaorálek 29 January 2014
 Denmark List Kristian Jensen 28 June 2015
 Djibouti List Mahamoud Ali Youssouf 22 May 2005
 Dominica List Francine Baron 13 December 2014
 Dominican Republic List Miguel Vargas Maldonado 16 August 2016
 East Timor List Hernâni Coelho 15 February 2015
 Ecuador List Guillaume Long 3 March 2016
 Egypt List Sameh Shoukry 17 June 2014
 El Salvador List Hugo Martínez 1 June 2014
 Equatorial Guinea Agapito Mba Mokuy 22 May 2012
 Eritrea List Osman Saleh Mohammed 18 April 2007
 Estonia List Jürgen Ligi 12 September 2016
 Ethiopia List Tedros Adhanom 29 November 2012
 Fiji List Frank Bainimarama (prime minister) 9 September 2016
 Finland List Timo Soini 29 May 2015
 France List Jean-Marc Ayrault 11 February 2016
 Gabon List Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet 28 February 2012
 Gambia List Neneh MacDouall-Gaye 6 January 2015
 Georgia List Mikheil Janelidze 30 December 2015
 Germany List Frank-Walter Steinmeier 17 December 2013
 Ghana List Hanna Tetteh 30 January 2013
 Greece List Nikos Kotzias 23 September 2015
 Grenada List Elvin Nimrod 1 July 2016
 Guatemala List Carlos Raúl Morales 18 September 2014
 Guinea List Makalé Camara 4 January 2016
 Guinea-Bissau List Soares Sambú 17 June 2016
 Guyana List Carl Greenidge 19 May 2015
 Haiti List Pierrot Delienne 28 March 2016
 Honduras List María Dolores Agüero (acting) 18 April 2016
 Holy See List Archbishop Paul Gallagher 8 November 2014
 Hungary List Péter Szijjártó 23 September 2014
 Iceland List Lilja Alfreðsdóttir 7 April 2016
 India List Sushma Swaraj 26 May 2014
 Indonesia List Retno Marsudi 27 October 2014
 Iran List Mohammad Javad Zarif 15 August 2013
 Iraq List Ibrahim al-Jaafari 8 September 2014
 Ireland List Charles Flanagan 11 July 2014
 Israel List Benjamin Netanyahu (prime minister) 14 May 2015
 Italy List Paolo Gentiloni 31 October 2014
 Jamaica Kamina Johnson Smith 7 March 2016
 Japan List Fumio Kishida 26 December 2012
 Jordan List Nasser Judeh 23 February 2009
 Kazakhstan List Erlan Idrissov 28 September 2012
 Kenya List Amina Mohamed 19 May 2013
 Kiribati Taneti Mamau (president) 15 March 2016
 North Korea List Ri Yong-ho 17 May 2016
 South Korea List Yun Byung-se 11 March 2013
 Kuwait List Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah 23 October 2011
 Kyrgyzstan Erlan Abdyldayev 5 September 2012
 Laos List Saleumxay Kommasith 19 April 2016
 Latvia List Edgars Rinkēvičs 25 October 2011
 Lebanon List Gebran Bassil 15 February 2014
 Lesotho List Tlohang Sekhamane 30 March 2015
 Liberia List Marjon Kamara 6 January 2016
 Libya List disputed -
Mohammed al-Dairi or
Mohamed Taha Siala

29 September 2014
12 March 2016
 Liechtenstein Aurelia Frick 25 March 2009
 Lithuania List Linas Antanas Linkevičius 13 December 2012
 Luxembourg List Jean Asselborn 21 July 2004
 Macedonia List Nikola Poposki 28 July 2011
 Madagascar List Béatrice Atallah 25 January 2015
Flag of Malawi.svg Malawi List Francis Kasaila 7 Avril 2016
 Malaysia List Anifah Aman 10 April 2009
 Maldives List Mohamed Asim 13 July 2016
 Mali List Abdoulaye Diop 11 April 2014
 Malta List George William Vella 13 March 2013
 Marshall Islands John Silk 2 February 2016
 Mauritania List Isselkou Ould Ahmed Izid Bih 9 February 2016
 Mauritius List Vishnu Lutchmeenaraidoo 14 March 2016
 Mexico List Claudia Ruiz Massieu 27 August 2015
 Micronesia Lorin S. Robert 14 July 2007
 Moldova List Andrei Galbur 20 January 2016
 Monaco Gilles Tonelli 22 February 2015
 Mongolia List Tsendiyn Munkh-Orgil 20 July 2016
 Montenegro List vacant 27 April 2016
 Morocco List Salaheddine Mezouar 10 October 2013
 Mozambique List Oldemiro Balói 10 March 2008
 Namibia List Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah 4 December 2012
 Nauru Baron Waqa (president) 13 June 2013
   Nepal List Prakash Sharan Mahat 26 August 2016
 Netherlands List Bert Koenders 17 October 2014
 New Zealand List Murray McCully 19 November 2008
 Nicaragua List Samuel Santos López 11 January 2007
 Niger List Ibrahim Yacouba 11 April 2016
 Nigeria List Geoffrey Onyeama 11 November 2015
 Norway List Børge Brende 16 October 2013
 Oman Qaboos bin Said al Said (sultan) (Minister of Foreign Affairs) 2 January 1972
Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah (Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs) 18 February 1982
 Pakistan List Nawaz Sharif (prime minister) (Minister of Foreign Affairs) 7 June 2013
Sartaj Aziz (Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs) 7 June 2013
 Palau Billy Kuartei 31 July 2013
 Palestine [1] List Riyad al-Maliki 1 September 2007
 Panama List Isabel Saint Malo 1 July 2014
 Papua New Guinea List Rimbink Pato 9 August 2012
 Paraguay List Eladio Loizaga 15 August 2013
 Peru Ricardo Luna 28 July 2016
 Philippines List Perfecto Yasay, Jr. 30 June 2016
 Poland List Witold Waszczykowski 16 November 2015
 Portugal List Augusto Santos Silva 26 November 2015
 Qatar Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani 27 January 2016
 Romania List Lazăr Comănescu 17 November 2015
 Russia List Sergey Lavrov 9 March 2004
 Rwanda List Louise Mushikiwabo 3 December 2009
 Saint Kitts and Nevis List Mark Brantley 22 February 2015
 Saint Lucia List Allen Chastanet (prime minister) 14 June 2016
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines List Sir Louis Straker 14 December 2015
 Samoa List Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi (prime minister) 23 November 1998
 San Marino Pasquale Valentini 5 December 2012
 São Tomé and Príncipe List Manuel Salvador dos Ramos 29 November 2014
 Saudi Arabia List Adel al-Jubeir 29 April 2015
 Senegal List Mankeur Ndiaye 29 October 2012
 Serbia List Ivica Dačić 27 April 2014
 Seychelles List Joel Morgan 1 February 2015
 Sierra Leone List Samura Kamara 17 December 2012
 Singapore List Vivian Balakrishnan 1 October 2015
 Slovakia List Miroslav Lajčák 4 April 2012
 Slovenia List Karl Erjavec 10 February 2012
 Solomon Islands List Milner Tozaka 15 December 2014
 Somalia List Abdisalam Omer 9 February 2015
 South Africa List Maite Nkoana-Mashabane 11 May 2009
 South Sudan List Deng Alor 28 April 2016
 Spain List José García-Margallo y Marfil 22 December 2011
 Sri Lanka List Mangala Samaraweera 10 January 2015
 Sudan List Ibrahim Ghandour 6 June 2015
 Suriname List Niermala Badrising 12 August 2015
 Swaziland List Mgwagwa Gamedze 4 November 2013
 Sweden List Margot Wallström 3 October 2014
  Switzerland List Didier Burkhalter 1 January 2012
 Syria List Walid Muallem 11 February 2006
 Tajikistan Sirodjidin M. Aslov 29 November 2013
 Tanzania List Augustine Mahiga 10 December 2015
 Thailand List Don Pramudwinai 20 August 2015
 Togo List Robert Dussey 17 September 2013
 Tonga List ʻAkilisi Pōhiva (prime minister) 30 December 2014
 Trinidad and Tobago List Dennis Moses 11 September 2015
 Tunisia List Khemaies Jhinaoui 6 January 2016
 Turkey List Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu 24 November 2015
 Turkmenistan Raşit Meredow 7 July 2001
 Tuvalu Taukelina Finikaso 5 August 2013
 Uganda List Sam Kutesa 13 January 2005
 Ukraine List Pavlo Klimkin 19 June 2014
 United Arab Emirates Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan 9 February 2006
 United Kingdom List Boris Johnson 13 July 2016
 United States List John Kerry 1 February 2013
 Uruguay List Rodolfo Nin Novoa 1 March 2015
 Uzbekistan List Abdulaziz Komilov 13 January 2012
 Vanuatu List Bruno Leingkone 11 February 2016
 Venezuela List Delcy Rodríguez 26 December 2014
 Vietnam List Phạm Bình Minh 3 August 2011
 Yemen List disputed -
vacant or
Abdulmalik Al-Mekhlafi

2015
1 December 2015
 Zambia List Harry Kalaba 13 March 2014
 Zimbabwe List Simbarashe Mumbengegwi 15 April 2005

Unrecognized countries, autonomous regions[edit]

Country Name Since
 Abkhazia (List) Viacheslav Chirikba 11 October 2011
 Brussels-Capital Region Guy Vanhengel 7 May 2013
 Catalonia Raül Romeva 14 January 2016
 Cook Islands Henry Puna (prime minister) 25 July 2013
New Donetsk Peoples Republic flag.svg Donetsk People's Republic Alexander Kofman November 2014
 Faroe Islands Poul Michelsen 15 September 2015
 Flanders Geert Bourgeois (prime minister) 25 July 2014
 French Polynesia Édouard Fritch (president) 12 September 2014
Flag of Gagauzia.svg Gagauzia Svetlana Gradinari 2013
 Greenland Vittus Qujaukitsoq 10 December 2014
Flag of Chechen Republic of Ichkeria.svg Chechen Republic of Ichkeria [2] Usman Ferzauli 2007
 Jersey Sir Philip Bailhache 24 September 2013
 Kosovo (List) Enver Hoxhaj 2 June 2016
 Kurdistan Falah Mustafa Bakir September 2006
 Nagorno-Karabakh Karen Mirzoyan 22 September 2012
 Niue Toke Talagi (prime minister) 7 June 2008
 Northern Cyprus Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu 16 April 2016
Flag of Palestine.svg State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas[3] (prime minister) 27 August 2009
 Puntland Ali Ahmed Faatah 21 January 2014
 Quebec Christine St-Pierre 23 April 2014
 Scotland (List) Fiona Hyslop 1 December 2009
 Somaliland Mohamed Yonis 25 June 2013
 South Ossetia (List) Andreï Tskhovrebov (acting) 2 April 2016
 Taiwan (Republic of China) (List) David Lee 20 May 2016
 Tokelau Afega Gaualofa (prime minister) 10 March 2016
 Transnistria Vitaly Ignatyev (acting) 14 September 2015
Flag of Tibet.svg Tibet [4] Dicki Chhoyang 16 September 2011
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 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. ^ Government in exile in opposition to the emir's government, which itself is unrecognized.
  3. ^ as Head of Political Department of Executive Committee of PLO.
  4. ^ Government in exile.