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States recognised by the United NationsEdit

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 Sabri Boukadoum 2 April 2019
  Andorra List Maria Ubach i Font Democrats for Andorra 17 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 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 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 Movement for Socialism 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 Ezechiel Nibigira CNDD-FDD 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 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 Carlos Holmes Trujillo Democratic Center (Colombia) 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 Marie Tumba Nzeza People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy 7 September 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 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 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 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 Inia Seruiratu FijiFirst 28 January 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 Sandra Jovel 27 August 2017
  Guinea List Mamadi Touré 22 August 2017
  Guinea-Bissau List Suzi Barbosa 4 July 2019
  Guyana List Karen Cummings 2 May 2019
  Haiti List Bocchit Edmond 17 September 2018
  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 Mohamed Ali Alhakim National Iraqi Alliance 25 October 2018
  Ireland List Simon Coveney Fine Gael 14 June 2017
  Israel List Yisrael Katz[2] Likud 17 February 2019
  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 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 Mauro Pedrazzini (acting) Progressive Citizens' Party 2 July 2019
  Lithuania List Linas Antanas Linkevičius Independent 13 December 2012
  Luxembourg List Jean Asselborn Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party 21 July 2004
  Madagascar List Naina Andriantsitohaina 24 January 2019
  Malawi List Francis Kasaila 19 June 2019
  Malaysia List Saifuddin Abdullah Pakatan Harapan-People's Justice Party 2 July 2018
  Maldives List Abdulla Shahid 17 November 2018
  Mali List Tiébilé Dramé 5 May 2019
  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 National Regeneration Movement 1 December 2018
  Micronesia Lorin S. Robert N/A[1] 14 July 2007
  Moldova List Nicolae Popescu Independent 6 June 2019
  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 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 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 Alejandro Ferrer Independent 1 July 2019
  Papua New Guinea List Soroi Eoe People's National Congress 7 June 2019
  Paraguay List Antonio Rivas Palacios 31 July 2019
  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 Ramona Mănescu Alliance of Liberals and Democrats 24 July 2019
  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 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 Miroslav Lajčák Direction – Social Democracy 4 April 2012
  Slovenia List Miro Cerar Modern Centre Party 18 September 2018
  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 Awut Deng Acuil Sudan People's Liberation Movement 19 Sugust 2019
  Spain List Josep Borrell Spanish Socialist Workers' Party 6 June 2018
  Sri Lanka List Tilak Marapana United National Party 20 December 2018
  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 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 Vadym Prystaiko Independent 29 August 2019
  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 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 Mohammed A. Al-Hadhrami (acting) 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 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) Cook Islands Party 25 July 2013
  Kosovo (Republic of Kosovo) List Behgjet Pacolli Independent 9 September 2017
  Niue List Sir Toke Talagi (prime minister) Independent 7 June 2008
  Northern Cyprus (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) List Kudret Özersay People's Party 2 February 2018
  State of Palestine Ziad Abu Amr [3] 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 Natalya Nikonorova [4] 22 February 2016
  Lugansk People's Republic Vladislav Deinevo [5] 12 September 2017
  Somaliland List Yasin Hagi Mohamud Hiir 10 November 2018
  Transnistria List Vitaly Ignatyev [6] 14 September 2015

Other governmentsEdit

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

State List Foreign minister Party Assumed office
  House of Representatives of Libya List Mohammed al-Dairi 29 September 2014
  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
  Chechen Republic of Ichkeria [7] Usman Ferzauli 2007
  Tibet [8] Lobsang Sangay (prime minister) 28 February 2016

Sui generis entitiesEdit

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 territoriesEdit

State List Foreign minister Party Assumed office
  Faroe Islands Jenis av Rana 16 September 2019
  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
  New Caledonia Thierry Santa (President of the Government) 9 July 2019
  Puerto Rico vacant 2 August 2019
  Tokelau Kerisiano Kalolo (prime minister) 12 March 2019

Autonomous administrative divisionsEdit

State List Foreign minister Party Assumed office
  Brussels-Capital Region Pascal Smet 20 July 2019
  Catalonia Alfred Bosch Republican Left of Catalonia 22 November 2018
  Flanders Ben Weyts 2 July 2019
  Gagauzia Vitaliy Vlah 30 April 2015
  Kurdistan Safeen Muhsin Dizayee July 2019
  Quebec Nadine Girault 18 October 2018
  Scotland List Fiona Hyslop Scottish National Party 1 December 2009
  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 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 29 May 201*.
  3. ^ as Head of Department of International Relations of Executive Committee of PLO.
  4. ^ Acting to 3 December 2018.
  5. ^ Acting to 28 December 2018.
  6. ^ Acting to 30 August 2016 and from 17 December 2016 to 30 January 2017.
  7. ^ Government in exile in opposition to the emir's government, which itself is unrecognized.
  8. ^ Government in exile.

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