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) and the State of Palestine.

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 statesEdit

State Historical list of foreign ministers Current foreign minister Party Assumed office
  Islamic Republic of Afghanistan List vacant 15 August 2021
  Albania List Olta Xhaçka Socialist Party of Albania 31 December 2020
  Algeria List Ramtane Lamamra 2 April 2019
  Andorra List Maria Ubach i Font Democrats for Andorra 17 July 2017
  Angola List Tete António 7 July 2021
  Antigua and Barbuda List E.P. Chet Greene Antigua Labour Party 21 March 2018
  Argentina List Santiago Cafiero Justicialist Party 20 September 2021
  Armenia List Ararat Mirzoyan 19 August 2021
  Australia List Marise Payne Liberal Party of Australia 28 August 2018
  Austria List Michael Linhart 11 October 2021
  Azerbaijan List Jeyhun Bayramov Independent 16 July 2020
  Bahamas List Fred Mitchell 20 September 2021
  Bahrain List Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani N/A[1] 11 February 2020
  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 Independent 20 August 2012
  Belgium List Sophie Wilmès Reformist Movement 1 October 2020
  Belize List Eamon Courtenay 13 November 2020
  Benin List Aurélien Agbénonci 6 April 2016
  Bhutan List Tandi Dorji Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa 7 November 2018
  Bolivia List Rogelio Mayta Movement for Socialism 9 November 2020
  Bosnia and Herzegovina List Bisera Turković Party of Democratic Action 23 December 2019
  Botswana List Lemogang Kwape 26 August 2020
  Brazil Carlos Alberto França Independent 29 March 2021
  Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah (monarch) (Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade) N/A[1] 22 October 2015
Erywan Yusof (Second Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade) 31 January 2018
  Bulgaria List Svetlan Stoev 12 May 2021
  Burkina Faso List Alpha Barry 12 January 2016
  Burundi List Albert Shingiro 28 June 2020
  Cambodia List Prak Sokhon Cambodian People's Party 5 April 2016
  Cameroon List Lejeune Mbella Mbella [fr] Cameroon People's Democratic Movement 2 October 2015
  Canada List Marc Garneau Liberal Party 12 January 2021
  Cape Verde List Rui Alberto de Figueiredo Soares 14 January 2021
  Central African Republic List Sylvie Baïpo-Temon Independent 14 December 2018
  Chad List Mahamat Zene Cherif 2 May 2021
  Chile List Andrés Allamand National Renewal 28 July 2020
  China List Wang Yi Communist Party of China 16 March 2013
  Colombia List Marta Lucía Ramírez 19 May 2021
  Comoros List Dhoihir Dhoulkamal 28 September 2020
  Congo, Democratic Republic of the List Christophe Lutundula 27 April 2021
  Congo, Republic of the List Jean-Claude Gakosso Congolese Party of Labour 10 August 2015
  Costa Rica List Rodolfo Solano 3 February 2020
  Croatia List Gordan Grlić-Radman Croatian Democratic Union 19 July 2019
  Cuba List Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla Communist Party of Cuba 2 March 2009
  Cyprus List Nikos Christodoulides Democratic Rally 1 March 2018
  Czech Republic List Jakub Kulhánek Czech Social Democratic Party 21 April 2021
  Denmark List Jeppe Kofod Socialdemokratiet 12 April 2021
  Djibouti List Mahamoud Ali Youssouf Independent 22 May 2005
  Dominica List Kenneth Darroux 17 December 2019
  Dominican Republic List Roberto Álvarez Gil [es] 16 August 2020
  Ecuador List Mauricio Montalvo Samaniego 24 May 2021
  Egypt List Sameh Shoukry Independent 17 June 2014
  El Salvador List Alexandra Hill Tinoco 1 June 2019
  Equatorial Guinea List Simeón Oyono Esono Angüe [es] 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 Eva-Maria Liimets Independent 26 January 2021
  Eswatini List Thuli Dladla 2 November 2018
  Ethiopia List Demeke Mekonnen 8 November 2020
  Fiji List Frank Bainimarama (prime minister) FijiFirst 17 April 2019
  Finland List Pekka Haavisto Green League 6 June 2019
  France List Jean-Yves Le Drian Independent, nominated by the party La République En Marche! 17 May 2017
  Gabon List Pacôme Moubelet-Boubeya Gabonese Democratic Party 17 July 2020
  Gambia, The 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 Nikos Dendias New Democracy 9 July 2019
  Grenada List Oliver Joseph 5 October 2020
  Guatemala List Pedro Brolo Vamos 14 January 2020
  Guinea List Vacant 5 September 2021
  Guinea-Bissau List Suzi Barbosa 2 March 2020
  Guyana List Hugh Todd 5 August 2020
  Haiti List Claude Joseph 4 February 2020
   Holy See List Archbishop Paul Gallagher N/A[1] 8 November 2014
  Honduras List Lisandro Rosales Banegas [de] 23 July 2019
  Hungary List Péter Szijjártó Fidesz 23 September 2014
  Iceland List Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson Independence Party 11 January 2017
  India List Subrahmanyam Jaishankar Bharatiya Janata Party 31 May 2019
  Indonesia List Retno Marsudi Independent 27 October 2014
  Iran List Hossein Amir-Abdollahian 25 August 2021
  Iraq List Fuad Hussein Kurdistan Democratic Party 6 June 2020
  Ireland List Simon Coveney Fine Gael 14 June 2017
  Israel List Yair Lapid Yesh Atid 13 June 2021
  Italy List Luigi Di Maio Five Stars Movement 5 September 2019
  Ivory Coast List Kandia Camara 6 April 2021
  Jamaica List Kamina Johnson-Smith Jamaica Labour Party 7 March 2016
  Japan List Toshimitsu Motegi Liberal Democratic Party 11 September 2019
  Jordan List Ayman Safadi Independent 15 January 2017
  Kazakhstan List Mukhtar Tleuberdi Nur Otan 18 September 2019
  Kenya List Raychelle Omamo 14 January 2020
  Kiribati Taneti Mamau (president) Tobwaan Kiribati Party 15 March 2016
  Kuwait List Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al Muhammad Al Sabah N/A[1] 17 December 2019
  Kyrgyzstan List Ruslan Kazakbayev 14 October 2020
  Laos List Saleumxay Kommasith Lao People's Revolutionary Party 19 April 2016
  Latvia List Edgars Rinkēvičs Unity 25 October 2011
  Lebanon List Abdallah Bou Habib 10 September 2021
  Lesotho List Matsepo Ramakoae 21 May 2020
  Liberia List Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Sr. 6 October 2020
  Libya List Najla Mangoush Independent 15 March 2021
  Liechtenstein Dominique Hasler 25 March 2021
  Lithuania List Gabrielius Landsbergis Homeland Union - Lithuanian Christian Democrats 11 December 2020
  Luxembourg List Jean Asselborn Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party 21 July 2004
  Madagascar List Patrick Rajoelina 15 August 2021
  Malawi List Eisenhower Mkaka Malawi Congress Party 8 July 2020
  Malaysia List Saifuddin Abdullah 27 August 2021
  Maldives List Abdulla Shahid 17 November 2018
  Mali List Abdoulaye Diop 11 June 2021
  Malta List Evarist Bartolo Labour Party 15 January 2020
  Marshall Islands Casten Nemra 13 January 2020
  Mauritania List Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed 11 June 2018
  Mauritius List Alan Ganoo 6 February 2021
  Mexico List Marcelo Ebrard National Regeneration Movement 1 December 2018
  Federated States of Micronesia Kandhi A. Elieisar N/A[1] 3 December 2019
  Moldova List Nicu Popescu 6 August 2021
  Monaco Laurent Anselmi Independent 21 October 2019
  Mongolia List Batmunkh Battsetseg 29 January 2021
  Montenegro List Đorđe Radulović Independent 4 December 2020
  Morocco List Nasser Bourita Independent 5 April 2017
  Mozambique List Verónica Macamo 17 January 2020
  Myanmar List Wunna Maung Lwin Independent 1 February 2021
  Namibia List Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah South West African People's Organisation 4 December 2012
  Nauru Lionel Aingimea (president) Independent 28 August 2013
    Nepal List Dr. Narayan Khadka Nepali Congress 22 September 2021
  Netherlands List Ben Knapen 24 September 2021
  New Zealand List Nanaia Mahuta New Zealand Labour Party 6 November 2020
  Nicaragua List Denis Moncada [es] 16 January 2017
  Niger List Hassoumi Massoudou Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism 7 April 2021
  Nigeria List Geoffrey Onyeama All Progressives Congress 11 November 2015
  North Korea List Ri Son-gwon Workers' Party of Korea 19 January 2020
  North Macedonia List Bujar Osmani Democratic Union for Integration 30 August 2020
  Norway List Anniken Huitfeldt 14 October 2021
  Oman List Badr bin Hamad bin Hamood Al Busaidi N/A[1] 26 August 2020
  Pakistan List Shah Mehmood Qureshi Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf 20 August 2018
  Palau Gustav Aitaro 3 September 2021
  Palestine List Riyad al-Maliki[2] Independent 19 May 2009 (Since 2007 for the Palestinian Authority[3])
  Panama List Érika Mouynes Independent 2 December 2020
  Papua New Guinea List Soroi Eoe People's National Congress 20 December 2020
  Paraguay List Euclides Acevedo 25 January 2021
  Peru List Óscar Maúrtua 20 August 2021
  Philippines List Teodoro Locsin Jr. PDP–Laban 17 October 2018
  Poland List Zbigniew Rau Law and Justice 26 August 2020
  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 Bogdan Aurescu Independent 4 November 2019
  Russian Federation List Sergey Lavrov United Russia 9 March 2004
  Rwanda List Vincent Biruta Independent 4 November 2019
  Saint Kitts and Nevis List Mark Brantley Concerned Citizens' Movement 22 February 2015
  Saint Lucia List Alva Baptiste 5 August 2021
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines List Ralph Gonsalves (prime minister) Unity Labour Party 10 November 2020
  Samoa List Naomi Mataʻafa (prime minister) Faʻatuatua i le Atua Samoa ua Tasi 27 July 2021
  San Marino Luca Beccari PDCS 8 January 2020
  São Tomé and Príncipe List Edite Ten Juá 19 September 2020
  Saudi Arabia List Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud N/A[1] 29 October 2019
  Senegal List Aïssata Tall Sall 1 November 2020
  Serbia List Nikola Selaković SNS 28 October 2020
  Seychelles List Sylvestre Radegonde 16 November 2020
  Sierra Leone List David J. Francis 30 April 2021
  Singapore List Vivian Balakrishnan People's Action Party 1 October 2015
  Slovakia List Ivan Korčok Freedom and Solidarity 1 April 2021
  Slovenia List Anže Logar SDS 13 March 2020
  Solomon Islands List Jeremiah Manele People's Alliance Party 25 April 2019
  Somalia List Mohamed Abdirizak Mohamud 19 November 2020
  South Africa List Naledi Pandor African National Congress 29 May 2019
  South Korea List Chung Eui-yong 9 February 2021
  South Sudan List Mayiik Ayii Deng 9 September 2021
  Spain List José Manuel Albares Spanish Socialist Workers' Party 10 July 2021
  Sri Lanka List Gamini Lakshman Peiris 16 August 2021
  Sudan List Mariam al-Mahdi 8 February 2021
  Suriname List Albert Ramdin Progressive Reform Party 16 July 2020[4]
  Sweden List Ann Linde Swedish Social Democratic Party 10 September 2019
   Switzerland List Ignazio Cassis FDP.The Liberals 1 November 2017
  Syria List Faisal Mekdad 22 November 2020
  Tajikistan List Sirodjidin Aslov 29 November 2013
  Tanzania List Liberata Mulamula Chama Cha Mapinduzi 30 March 2021
  Thailand List Don Pramudwinai Independent 20 August 2015
  Timor-Leste List Adaljíza Magno Fretilin 24 June 2020
  Togo List Robert Dussey 17 September 2013
  Tonga List Pohiva Tu'i'onetoa (prime minister) Independent 9 October 2019
  Trinidad and Tobago List Amery Browne 19 August 2020
  Tunisia List Othman Jerandi Independent 2 September 2020
  Turkey List Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu Justice and Development Party 24 November 2015
  Turkmenistan List Raşit Meredow Democratic Party of Turkmenistan 7 July 2001
  Tuvalu Simon Kofe N/A[1] September 2019
  Uganda List Jeje Odongo 21 June 2021
  Ukraine List Dmytro Kuleba 4 February 2020
  United Arab Emirates Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan N/A[1] 9 February 2006
  United Kingdom List Liz Truss Conservative Party 15 September 2021
  United States List Antony Blinken Democratic Party 26 January 2021
  Uruguay List Francisco Bustillo 6 July 2020
  Uzbekistan List Abdulaziz Kamilov 13 January 2012
  Vanuatu List Mark Ati 20 April 2020
  Venezuela List Félix Plasencia 19 August 2021
  Vietnam List Bùi Thanh Sơn Communist Party of Vietnam 8 April 2021
  Yemen List Ahmad Awad Bin Mubarak Independent 18 December 2020
  Zambia List Stanley Kakubo 7 September 2021
  Zimbabwe List Frederick Shava 8 February 2021

Other statesEdit

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 List Daur Kove 4 October 2016
  Republic of China (Taiwan) List Joseph Wu Democratic Progressive Party 26 February 2018
  Cook Islands List Mark Brown (prime minister) Independent 8 October 2020
  Kosovo List Donika Gërvalla-Schwarz Guxo 22 March 2021
  Niue List Dalton Tagelagi (prime minister) Independent 11 June 2020
  Northern Cyprus List Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu National Unity Party 9 December 2020
  Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic Mohamed Salem Ould Salek 21 January 1998
  South Ossetia List Dmitry Medoyev 25 May 2017

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
  Artsakh David Babayan 4 January 2021
  Donetsk People's Republic Natalya Nikonorova [5] 22 February 2016
  Lugansk People's Republic Vladislav Deinevo [6] 12 September 2017
  Somaliland (Republic of Somaliland) List Yasin Haji Mohamoud Peace, Unity, and Development Party 10 November 2018
  Transnistria List Vitaly Ignatyev[7] 14 September 2015

Other governmentsEdit

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
  National Unity Government of Myanmar List Zin Mar Aung 16 April 2021
  Supreme Political Council of Yemen List Hisham Sharaf 28 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
  Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan List Amir Khan Muttaqi (acting) 7 September 2021
  Tibet[8] vacant 14 May 2021

Sui generis entitiesEdit

Entity Historical list of foreign ministers Current foreign minister European Party National Party Assumed office
  European Union List Josep Borrell Party of European Socialists 1 November 2019
  Sovereign Military Order of Malta Albrecht Freiherr von Boeselager N/A[1] N/A[1] 27 January 2017

Dependent territoriesEdit

Territory Historical list of foreign ministers Current foreign minister Party Assumed office
  Faroe Islands Jenis av Rana 16 September 2019
  French Polynesia Édouard Fritch (president) 12 September 2014
  Greenland Múte Bourup Egede (prime minister) 27 September 2021
  Guernsey Jonathan Le Tocq 6 May 2016
  Jersey Ian Gorst 7 June 2018
  New Caledonia Louis Mapou (President of the Government) 22 July 2021
  Puerto Rico Omar Marrero Díaz 13 July 2021
  Tokelau Kelihiano Kalolo (prime minister) 8 March 2020

Autonomous administrative divisionsEdit

Autonomous region Historical list of foreign ministers Current foreign minister Party Assumed office
  Brussels-Capital Region Pascal Smet 20 July 2019
  Catalonia Victòria Alsina 26 May 2021
  Flanders Jan Jambon (Minister-President) 2 October 2019
  Gagauzia Vitaliy Vlah 30 April 2015
  Kurdistan Safeen Muhsin Dizayee July 2019
  Quebec Nadine Girault 18 October 2018
  Scotland List Angus Robertson SNP 21 May 2021
  Wallonia Elio Di Rupo (Minister-President) 13 September 2019

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l 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. ^ Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates
  3. ^ Palestinian politics
  4. ^ "Het nieuwe regeerteam dat donderdag aantreedt". Star Nieuws (in Dutch). Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  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.