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Secretariat of Foreign Affairs of Mexico
Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores

Headquarters of the SRE in Mexico City
Agency overview
Formed1821; 203 years ago (1821)
JurisdictionFederal Government of Mexico
HeadquartersAve. Juárez #20, Col. Centro, CP 06010, Del. Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City
19°26′01″N 99°08′39″W / 19.43361°N 99.14417°W / 19.43361; -99.14417
Annual budget$27.4 billion (FY 2010)
Minister responsible
Child agency
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The Mexican Secretariat of Foreign Affairs (Spanish: Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores, SRE, lit: Secretariat of External Relations) is the government department responsible for Mexico's foreign affairs.

Mexico currently has 80 embassies, 33 consulates-general, 35 consulates, 1 representative office in Ramallah, 1 trade office in Taiwan and 144 honorary consulates around the world. Mexico also has 2 permanent representations to the United Nations in New York City and Geneva, there are also permanent missions to the OAS in Washington, D.C., to UNESCO in Paris, to European Union in Brussels, to OECD in Paris, to ICAO in Montreal and to OPANAL in Mexico City. Mexico also has permanent observer mission status to the AU, CAN, CE, Mercosur, NAM and Unasur.

The person in charge of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the Secretary of Foreign Affairs, also known domestically as the canciller (Spanish, lit. chancellor).

The Secretary's offices are divided Undersecretary for Foreign Relations, Undersecretary Latin America and the Caribbean, Undersecretary for North America, Undersecretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID) and the Legal Counselor.


List of secretaries


  1. ^ 11th Administration
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r 12th Administration
  3. ^ a b c d e f Ministre of Foreign Affairs and Navy of Mexico
  4. ^ a b c d e 13th Administration