In addition, the foreign minister is the highest representative of a state alongside the head of government and is addressed as His Excellency (SE) outside his country . In the field of international relations , he is generally regarded as the fully authorized representative of his country.
European states and EU
The official name in Austria is currently Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs , he heads the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs (BMEIA). The incumbent minister since June 2019 has been the non-party Alexander Schallenberg .
In Italy , the official name of the Minister for Foreign Affairs responsible for foreign policy is Ministro degli Affari Esteri . Luigi Di Maio ( Movimento 5 Stelle ) has been the incumbent since September 2019 .
In the European Union the official name is High Representative of the EU for Foreign and Security Policy , he heads the European External Action Service . Josep Borrell has been the incumbent since December 2019 .
In Switzerland , the name of the member of the government who is in charge of foreign policy is the Department of Foreign Affairs , Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs . Ignazio Cassis ( FDP ) has been the incumbent Federal Councilor since November 2017 .
In the United States, the head of the State Department , the Secretary of State , is responsible for foreign policy. He is the highest ranking member of the cabinet. Mike Pompeo ( Republican Party ) has been Secretary of State since April 26, 2018 .
In Turkey, the official name is Dışişleri Bakanı (German: Minister for Foreign Affairs), he heads the Dışişleri Bakanlığı (German: Ministry of Foreign Affairs). The current official has been Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in the Yildirim cabinet of the AKP since November 24, 2015 .