List of Ministers for Foreign Affairs of Latvia

The Foreign Minister of the Republic of Latvia is the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and is charged with being the architect Latvian foreign policy and carrying out diplomatic orders by the President of Latvia. The position was re-established in May 1990 following the declaration of the country's independence from the USSR. Since October 2011, the position has been held by Edgars Rinkēvičs.

List of MinistersEdit

Name Portrait Term of office Political party
Jānis Jurkāns 22 May 1990 10 November 1992 Popular Front of Latvia
Georgs Andrejevs 10 November 1992 7 June 1994 Latvian Way
Valdis Birkavs   19 September 1994 16 July 1999 Latvian Way
Indulis Bērziņš 16 July 1999 7 November 2002 Latvian Way
Sandra Kalniete   7 November 2002 9 March 2004 Independent
Rihards Pīks   9 March 2004 19 July 2004 People's Party
Artis Pabriks   21 July 2004 28 October 2007 People's Party
Māris Riekstiņš   8 November 2007 17 March 2010 People's Party
Aivis Ronis   29 April 2010 3 November 2010 Independent
Ģirts Valdis Kristovskis   3 November 2010 25 October 2011 Unity
Edgars Rinkēvičs   25 October 2011 Incumbent Reform Party
Unity

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