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

Country List Minister Party Since
 Afghanistan List Salahuddin Rabbani Jamiat-e Islami 1 February 2015
 Albania List Ditmir Bushati Socialist Party of Albania 15 September 2013
 Algeria List Abdelkader Messahel 25 May 2017
 Andorra List Maria Ubach Font 15 July 2017
 Angola List Manuel Domingos Augusto People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola September 28 2017
 Antigua and Barbuda List Charles Fernandez Antigua Labour Party 18 June 2014
 Argentina List Jorge Faurie 12 June 2017
 Armenia List Eduard Nalbandyan Independent 14 April 2008
 Australia List Julie Bishop Liberal Party of Australia 18 September 2013
 Austria List Sebastian Kurz Austrian People's Party 16 December 2013
 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 Abul Hassan Mahmud Ali Bangladesh Awami League 26 February 2014
 Barbados List Maxine McClean Democratic Labour Party 24 November 2008
 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 Damcho Dorji People's Democratic Party 2 August 2015
 Bolivia List Fernando Huanacuni Mamani 23 January 2017
 Bosnia and Herzegovina List Igor Crnadak Party of Democratic Progress 31 March 2015
 Botswana List Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi Botswana Democratic Party 24 October 2014
 Brazil Aloysio Nunes Brazilian Social Democracy Party 7 March 2017
 Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah (monarch) (Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade) N/A[1] 22 October 2015
Lim Jock Seng (Second Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade) 24 May 2005
 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 Alain Aimé Nyamitwe 18 May 2015
 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 Charles-Armel Doubane Independent 1 April 2016
 Chad List Hissein Brahim Taha 7 February 2017
 Chile List Heraldo Muñoz Party for Democracy 11 March 2014
 People's Republic of China List Wang Yi Communist Party of China 16 March 2013
 Colombia List María Ángela Holguín Colombian Liberal Party 7 August 2010
 Comoros List Mohamed El-Amine Souef 17 July 2017
 Democratic Republic of the Congo List Léonard She Okitundu People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy 19 December 2016
 Republic of the Congo List Jean-Claude Gakosso Congolese Party of Labour 10 August 2015
 Costa Rica List Manuel González Sanz Citizens' Action Party 8 May 2014
 Côte d'Ivoire List Marcel Amon Tanoh 25 November 2016
 Croatia List Marija Pejčinović Burić Croatian Democratic Union 19 June 2017
 Cuba List Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla Communist Party of Cuba 2 March 2009
 Cyprus List Ioannis Kasoulidis Democratic Rally 1 March 2013
 Czech Republic List Lubomír Zaorálek Czech Social Democratic Party 29 January 2014
 Denmark List Anders Samuelsen Liberal Alliance 28 November 2016
 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 Aurélio Guterres Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor 15 September 2017
 Ecuador List María Fernanda Espinosa PAIS Alliance 24 March 2017
 Egypt List Sameh Shoukry Independent 17 June 2014
 El Salvador List Hugo Martínez Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front 1 June 2014
 Equatorial Guinea List Agapito Mba Mokuy Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea 22 May 2012
 Eritrea List Osman Saleh Mohammed People's Front for Democracy and Justice 18 April 2007
 Estonia List Sven Mikser Social Democratic Party 23 November 2016
 Ethiopia List Workneh Gebeyehu Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front 1 November 2016
 Fiji List Frank Bainimarama (prime minister) FijiFirst 9 September 2016
 Finland List Timo Soini New Alternative 29 May 2015
 France List Jean-Yves Le Drian Socialist Party 17 May 2017
 Gabon List Noël Nelson Messone 21 August 2017
 Gambia List Ousainou Darboe United Democratic Party 1 February 2017
 Georgia List Mikheil Janelidze Georgian Dream 30 December 2015
 Germany List Sigmar Gabriel Social Democratic Party of Germany 27 January 2017
 Ghana List Shirley Ayorkor Botchway New Patriotic Party 27 January 2017
 Greece List Nikos Kotzias Syriza 23 September 2015
 Grenada List Elvin Nimrod New National Party 1 July 2016
 Guatemala List Sandra Jovel 27 August 2017
 Guinea List Mamadi Touré 22 August 2017
 Guinea-Bissau List Jorge Malú 13 December 2016
 Guyana List Carl Greenidge 19 May 2015
 Haiti List Antonio Rodrigue 21 March 2017
 Honduras List María Dolores Agüero [2] 18 April 2016
 Holy See List Archbishop Paul Gallagher N/A[1] 8 November 2014
 Hungary List Péter Szijjártó Fidesz 23 September 2014
 Iceland List Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson Independence Party 11 January 2017
 India List Sushma Swaraj Bharatiya Janata Party 26 May 2014
 Indonesia List Retno Marsudi Independent 27 October 2014
 Iran List Mohammad Javad Zarif Independent 15 August 2013
 Iraq List Ibrahim al-Jaafari National Iraqi Alliance 8 September 2014
 Ireland List Simon Coveney Fine Gael 14 June 2017
 Israel List Benjamin Netanyahu (prime minister) Likud 14 May 2015
 Italy List Angelino Alfano Popular Alternative 12 December 2016
 Jamaica List Kamina Johnson-Smith Jamaica Labour Party 7 March 2016
 Japan List Tarō Kōno Liberal Democratic Party 3 August 2017
 Jordan List Ayman Safadi Independent 15 January 2017
 Kazakhstan List Kairat Abdrakhmanov Nur Otan 28 December 2016
 Kenya List Amina Mohamed Independent 19 May 2013
 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 Erlan Abdyldayev 5 September 2012
 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 Marjon Kamara 6 January 2016
 Libya List disputed -
Mohammed al-Dairi or
Mohamed Taha Siala

29 September 2014
12 March 2016
 Liechtenstein Aurelia Frick Progressive Citizens' Party 25 March 2009
 Lithuania List Linas Antanas Linkevičius Social Democratic Party of Lithuania 13 December 2012
 Luxembourg List Jean Asselborn Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party 21 July 2004
 Macedonia List Nikola Dimitrov Social Democratic Union of Macedonia 31 May 2017
 Madagascar List Henry Rabary Njaka 25 August 2017
Flag of Malawi.svg Malawi List Emmanuel Fabiano 17 July 2017
 Malaysia List Anifah Aman United Malays National Organisation 10 April 2009
 Maldives List Mohamed Asim 13 July 2016
 Mali List Abdoulaye Diop 11 April 2014
 Malta List Carmelo Abela Labour Party 9 June 2017
 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 Luis Videgaray Caso Institutional Revolutionary Party 4 January 2017
 Micronesia Lorin S. Robert N/A[1] 14 July 2007
 Moldova List Andrei Galbur Independent 20 January 2016
 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 Oldemiro Balói Mozambique Liberation Front 10 March 2008
 Namibia List Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah South West African People's Organisation 4 December 2012
 Nauru Baron Waqa (president) Independent 13 June 2013
   Nepal List Sher Bahadur Deuba (prime minister) Nepali Congress 17 October 2017
 Netherlands List Halbe Zijlstra People's Party for Freedom and Democracy 26 October 2017
 New Zealand List Winston Peters New Zealand First 26 October 2017
 Nicaragua List Denis Moncada 16 January 2017
 Niger List Ibrahim Yacouba Nigerien Patriotic Movement 11 April 2016
 Nigeria List Geoffrey Onyeama All Progressives Congress 11 November 2015
 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 Khawaja Muhammad Asif Pakistan Muslim League 4 August 2017
 Palau Faustina K. Rehuher-Marugg N/A[1] 13 June 2017
 Palestine [3] List Riyad al-Maliki Fatah 1 September 2007
 Panama List Isabel Saint Malo Independent 1 July 2014
 Papua New Guinea List Rimbink Pato United Party 9 August 2012
 Paraguay List Eladio Loizaga 15 August 2013
 Peru List Ricardo Luna 28 July 2016
 Philippines List Alan Peter Cayetano PDP–Laban 18 May 2017
 Poland List Witold Waszczykowski Law and Justice 16 November 2015
 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 Teodor Meleșcanu Independent 4 January 2017
 Russia List Sergey Lavrov United Russia 9 March 2004
 Rwanda List Louise Mushikiwabo Independent 3 December 2009
 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 Urbino Botelho 18 October 2016
 Saudi Arabia List Adel al-Jubeir N/A[1] 29 April 2015
 Senegal List Sidiki Kaba 7 September 2017
 Serbia List Ivica Dačić Socialist Party of Serbia 27 April 2014
 Seychelles List Danny Faure (president) People's Party 29 October 2016
 Sierra Leone List Samura Kamara All People's Congress 17 December 2012
 Singapore List Vivian Balakrishnan People's Action Party 1 October 2015
 Slovakia List Miroslav Lajčák Direction – Social Democracy 4 April 2012
 Slovenia List Karl Erjavec Democratic Party of Pensioners of Slovenia 10 February 2012
 Solomon Islands List Milner Tozaka People's Alliance Party 15 December 2014
 Somalia List Yusuf Garaad Omar 21 March 2017
 South Africa List Maite Nkoana-Mashabane African National Congress 11 May 2009
 South Sudan List Deng Alor Kuol Sudan People's Liberation Movement 28 April 2016
 Spain List Alfonso Dastis Independent 4 November 2016
 Sri Lanka List Tilak Marapana United National Party 15 August 2017
 Sudan List Ibrahim Ghandour National Congress 6 June 2015
 Suriname List Yldiz Pollack-Beighle 1 February 2017
 Swaziland List Mgwagwa Gamedze 4 November 2013
 Sweden List Margot Wallström Swedish Social Democratic Party 3 October 2014
  Switzerland List Ignazio Cassis 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 Augustine Mahiga Chama Cha Mapinduzi 10 December 2015
 Thailand List Don Pramudwinai 20 August 2015
 Togo List Robert Dussey 17 September 2013
 Tonga List Siaosi Sovaleni Independent 6 March 2017
 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 Pavlo Klimkin Independent 19 June 2014
 United Arab Emirates Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan N/A[1] 9 February 2006
 United Kingdom List Boris Johnson Conservative Party 13 July 2016
 United States List Rex Tillerson Republican Party 1 February 2017
 Uruguay List Rodolfo Nin Novoa Broad Front 1 March 2015
 Uzbekistan List Abdulaziz Komilov 13 January 2012
 Vanuatu List Bruno Leingkone National United Party 11 February 2016
 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 disputed -
Hisham Sharaf or
Abdulmalik Al-Mekhlafi

28 November 2016
1 December 2015
 Zambia List Harry Kalaba Patriotic Front 13 March 2014
 Zimbabwe List Walter Mzembi Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front 9 October 2017

Unrecognized countries, autonomous regions

Country Name Since
 Abkhazia (List) Daur Kove 4 October 2016
 Artsakh Karen Mirzoyan 22 September 2012
 Brussels-Capital Region Guy Vanhengel 7 May 2013
 Catalonia vacant 28 October 2017
 Cook Islands (List) Henry Puna (prime minister) 25 July 2013
Donetsk People's Republic flag.png Donetsk People's Republic Natalya Nikonorova (acting) 22 February 2016
 Faroe Islands Poul Michelsen 15 September 2015
 Flanders Geert Bourgeois (Minister-President) 25 July 2014
 French Polynesia Édouard Fritch (president) 12 September 2014
Flag of Gagauzia.svg Gagauzia Vitaliy Vlah 30 April 2015
 Greenland Suka K. Frederiksen 24 April 2017
Flag of Chechen Republic of Ichkeria.svg Chechen Republic of Ichkeria [4] Usman Ferzauli 2007
 Jersey Sir Philip Bailhache 24 September 2013
 Kosovo (List) Behgjet Pacolli 9 September 2017
 Kurdistan Falah Mustafa Bakir September 2006
Flag of the Lugansk People's Republic.svg Lugansk People's Republic Vladislav Deinevo (acting) 12 September 2017
 Niue (List) Sir Toke Talagi (prime minister) 7 June 2008
 Northern Cyprus (List) Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu 16 April 2016
Flag of Palestine.svg State of Palestine (List) Mahmoud Abbas[5] (prime minister) 27 August 2009
 Quebec Christine St-Pierre 23 April 2014
 Scotland (List) Fiona Hyslop 1 December 2009
 Somaliland (List) Saad Ali Shire October 2015
 South Ossetia (List) Dmitry Medoyev 25 Mayt 2017
 Taiwan (Republic of China) (List) David Lee 20 May 2016
 Tokelau Siopili Perez (prime minister) 6 March 2017
 Transnistria (List) Vitaly Ignatyev [6] 14 September 2015
Flag of Tibet.svg Tibet [7] Lobsang Sangay (prime minister) 28 February 2016
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic Western Sahara Mohamed Salem Ould Salek 21 January 1998
 Wallonia Willy Borsus (Minister-President) 28 July 2017

Sui generis entities

Entity Name Since
 European Union Federica Mogherini 1 November 2014
 Sovereign Military Order of Malta Albrecht Freiherr von Boeselager 27 January 2017

See also

Notes

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k 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 28 March 2017.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ Government in exile in opposition to the emir's government, which itself is unrecognized.
  5. ^ as Head of Political Department of Executive Committee of PLO.
  6. ^ Acting to 30 August 2016 and from 17 December 2016 to 30 January 2017.
  7. ^ Government in exile.
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