Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Greece)

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic
Υπουργείο Εξωτερικών
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Georgios Katrougalos

since 15 February 2019
AppointerPrime Minister of Greece
Formation16 January 1822
Building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Athens

The Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Greek: Υπουργείο Εξωτερικών) is a government agency of Greece. The Minister for Foreign Affairs controls the agency; the ministry has its headquarters in Athens.[1] Georgios Katrougalos currently holds the Foreign Ministry post, succeeding Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras who held the post from 20 October 2018 until 15 February 2019.


The Ministry for Foreign Affairs was first established in 1822 by the First National Assembly at Epidaurus as the Secretariat for External Affairs. In 1844 it was officially designated the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.


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  1. ^ "Contact us." Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Retrieved on 26 August 2010.

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