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 statesEdit

State Historical list of foreign ministers Current foreign minister Party Assumed office
  Afghanistan List Mohammad Hanif Atmar (acting) 4 April 2020
  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 Sabri Boukadoum 2 April 2019
  Andorra List Maria Ubach i Font Democrats for Andorra 17 July 2017
  Angola List Tete António 6 April 2020
  Antigua and Barbuda List E.P. Chet Greene Antigua Labour Party 21 March 2018
  Argentina List Felipe Solá 10 December 2019
  Armenia List Zohrab Mnatsakanyan Independent 12 May 2018
  Australia List Marise Payne Liberal Party of Australia 28 August 2018
  Austria List Alexander Schallenberg Independent 3 June 2019
  Azerbaijan List Elmar Mammadyarov Independent 2 April 2004
  Bahamas List Darren Henfield Free National Movement 15 May 2017
  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 20 August 2012
  Belgium List Philippe Goffin 30 November 2019
  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 Karen Longaric 14 November 2019
  Bosnia and Herzegovina List Bisera Turković 23 December 2019
  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 Albert Shingiro 28 June 2020
  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 François-Philippe Champagne Liberal Party 20 November 2019
  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 Teodoro Ribera Party for Democracy 13 June 2019
  People's Republic of China List Wang Yi Communist Party of China 16 March 2013
  Colombia List Claudia Blum Democratic Center (Colombia) 27 November 2019
  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 Marie Tumba Nzeza People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy 7 September 2019
  Costa Rica List Rodolfo Solano 3 February 2020
  Côte d'Ivoire List Ally Coulibaly [2] 24 March 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 Tomáš Petříček Czech Social Democratic Party 16 October 2018
  Denmark List Jeppe Kofod Socialdemokratiet 27 June 2019
  Djibouti List Mahamoud Ali Youssouf Independent 22 May 2005
  Dominica List Kenneth Darroux 17 December 2019
  Dominican Republic List Miguel Vargas Maldonado Dominican Revolutionary Party 16 August 2016
  East Timor List Adaljiza Magno 24 June 2020
  Ecuador List José Valencia Amores PAIS Alliance 12 June 2018
  Egypt List Sameh Shoukry Independent 17 June 2014
  El Salvador List Alexandra Hill Tinoco 1 June 2019
  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 Urmas Reinsalu Pro Patria 29 April 2019
  Eswatini List Thuli Dladla 2 November 2018
  Ethiopia List Gedu Andargachew Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front 17 April 2019
  Fiji List Frank Bainimarama (prime minister) 17April 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 Alain Claude Bilie-By-Nze 10 June 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 Nikos Dendias 9 July 2019
  Grenada List Peter David New National Party 25 March 2018
  Guatemala List Pedro Brolo 14 January 2020
  Guinea List Mamadi Touré 22 August 2017
  Guinea-Bissau List Suzi Barbosa 2 March 2020
  Guyana List Karen Cummings 2 May 2019
  Haiti List Claude Joseph 4 February 2020
   Holy See List Archbishop Paul Gallagher N/A[1] 8 November 2014
  Honduras List Lisandro Rosales 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 Mohammad Javad Zarif Independent 15 August 2013
  Iraq List Fuad Hussein 6 June 2020
  Ireland List Simon Coveney Fine Gael 14 June 2017
  Israel List Gabi Ashkenazi 17 May 2020
  Italy List Luigi Di Maio 5 September 2019
  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
  North Korea List Ri Son-gwon Workers' Party of Korea 19 January 2020
  South Korea List Kang Kyung-wha Democratic Party of Korea 18 June 2017
  Kuwait List Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al Muhammad Al Sabah N/A[1] 17 December 2019
  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 Nassif Hitti 21 January 2020
  Lesotho List Matsepo Ramakoae 21 May 2020
  Liberia List Gbehzohngar Findley 24 January 2018
  Libya List Mohamed Taha Siala January 2016
  Liechtenstein Katrin Eggenberger Progressive Citizens' Party 11 November 2019
  Lithuania List Linas Antanas Linkevičius Independent 13 December 2012
  Luxembourg List Jean Asselborn Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party 21 July 2004
  Madagascar List Djacoba Liva Tehindrazanarivelo 29 January 2020
  Malawi List Eisenhower Mkaka 8 July 2020
  Malaysia List Hishammuddin Hussein 9 March 2020
  Maldives List Abdulla Shahid 17 November 2018
  Mali List Tiébilé Dramé 5 May 2019
  Malta List Evarist Bartolo 15 January 2020
  Marshall Islands Casten Nemra 13 January 2020
  Mauritania List Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed 11 June 2018
  Mauritius List Nando Bodha 22 March 2019
  Mexico List Marcelo Ebrard National Regeneration Movement 1 December 2018
  Micronesia Kandhi A. Elieisar N/A[1] 3 December 2019
  Moldova List Oleg Țulea 16 March 2020
  Monaco Laurent Anselmi Independent 21 October 2019
  Mongolia List Nyamtseren Enkhtaiv 8 July 2017
  Montenegro List Srđan Darmanović Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro 28 November 2016
  Morocco List Nasser Bourita Independent 5 April 2017
  Mozambique List Verónica Macamo 17 January 2020
  Namibia List Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah South West African People's Organisation 4 December 2012
  Nauru Lionel Aingimea (president) Independent 28 August 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 Macedonia 31 May 2017
  Norway List Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide Conservative Party 20 October 2017
  Oman List Haitham bin Tariq (monarch) (Minister of Foreign Affairs) N/A[1] 11 January 2020
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 Alejandro Ferrer Independent 1 July 2019
  Papua New Guinea List Patrick Pruaitch People's National Congress 7 November 2019
  Paraguay List Antonio Rivas Palacios 31 July 2019
  Peru List Gustavo Meza-Cuadra 3 October 2019
  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 Bogdan Aurescu 4 November 2019
  Russia 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 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 Luca Beccari 8 January 2020
  São Tomé and Príncipe List Elsa Teixeira Pinto 3 December 2018
  Saudi Arabia List Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud N/A[1] 29 October 2019
  Senegal List Amadou Ba 7 April 2019
  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 Nabeela Tunis All People's Congress 10 May 2019
  Singapore List Vivian Balakrishnan People's Action Party 1 October 2015
  Slovakia List Ivan Korčok 8 April 2020
  Slovenia List Anže Logar 13 March 2020
  Solomon Islands List Jeremiah Manele People's Alliance Party 25 April 2019
  Somalia List Ahmed Isse Awad 4 January 2018
  South Africa List Naledi Pandor African National Congress 29 May 2019
  South Sudan List Beatrice Wani-Noah 12 March 2020
  Spain List Arancha González Laya 13 January 2020
  Sri Lanka List Dinesh Gunawardena 22 November 2019
  Sudan List Asma Mohamed Abdalla 8 September 2019
  Suriname List Yldiz Pollack-Beighle 1 February 2017
  Sweden List Ann Linde Swedish Social Democratic Party 10 September 2019
   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 John Aidan Mwaluko Kabudi Chama Cha Mapinduzi 3 February 2019
  Thailand List Don Pramudwinai Independent 20 August 2015
  Togo List Robert Dussey 17 September 2013
  Tonga List Pohiva Tu'i'onetoa (prime minister) 9 October 2019
  Trinidad and Tobago List Dennis Moses People's National Movement 11 September 2015
  Tunisia List Noureddine Erray 27 February 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 Sam Kutesa National Resistance Movement 13 January 2005
  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 Dominic Raab Conservative Party 24 July 2019
  United States List Mike Pompeo Republican Party 26 April 2018
  Uruguay List Francisco Bustillo 6 July 2020
  Uzbekistan List Abdulaziz Komilov 13 January 2012
  Vanuatu List Mark Ati 20 April 2020
  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 Mohammed A. Al-Hadhrami [3] 10 June 2019
  Zambia List Joseph Malanji Patriotic Front 8 January 2018
  Zimbabwe List Sibusiso Moyo Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front 30 November 2017

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 (Republic of Abkhazia) List Daur Kove 4 October 2016
  Cook Islands List Henry Puna (prime minister) Cook Islands Party 25 July 2013
  Kosovo (Republic of Kosovo) List Meliza Haradinaj 3 June 2020
  Niue List Dalton Tagelagi (prime minister) Independent 11 June 2020
  Northern Cyprus (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) List Kudret Özersay People's Party 2 February 2018
  State of Palestine (Diplomatic recognition from 138 UN member states) List Riyad al-Maliki [4] Independent 19 May 2009 (Since 2007 for the Palestinian Authority [5])
  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 recognized by any UN member states.

State Historical list of foreign ministers Current foreign minister Party Assumed office
  Artsakh Masis Mayilyan 25 September 2017
  Donetsk People's Republic Natalya Nikonorova [6] 22 February 2016
  Lugansk People's Republic Vladislav Deinevo [7] 12 September 2017
  Somaliland List Yasin Hagi Mohamud Hiir 10 November 2018
  Transnistria List Vitaly Ignatyev [8] 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
  House of Representatives of Libya List Abdulhadi Elhweg 28 February 2019
  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
  Chechen Republic of Ichkeria [9] Usman Ferzauli 2007
  Tibet [10] Lobsang Sangay (prime minister) 28 February 2016

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 Steen Lynge 29 May 2020
  Guernsey Jonathan Le Tocq 6 May 2016
  Jersey Ian Gorst 7 June 2018
  New Caledonia Thierry Santa (President of the Government) 9 July 2019
  Puerto Rico Elmer Román 20 December 2019
  Tokelau Fofo Tuisano (prime minister) 9 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 Bernat Solé 21 March 2020
  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 Michael Russell Scottish National Party February 2020
  Walloon Region Elio Di Rupo (Minister-President) 13 September 2019

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  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 13 May 2020.
  3. ^ Acting to 19 September 2019.
  4. ^ Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates
  5. ^ Palestinian politics
  6. ^ Acting to 3 December 2018.
  7. ^ Acting to 28 December 2018.
  8. ^ Acting to 30 August 2016 and from 17 December 2016 to 30 January 2017.
  9. ^ Government in exile in opposition to the emir's government, which itself is unrecognized.
  10. ^ Government in exile.