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Visits to the U.S. by Foreign Heads of State and Government--2007

Date

Visitor

Country

Description

January 4, 2007

Chancellor Angela Merkel

Germany

Working visit.

February 8-13, 2007

President Valdas Adamkus

Lithuania

Working visit.

February 12-16, 2007

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

Liberia

Working visit.

February 14-16, 2007

President Martin Torrijos

Panama

Working visit.

February 26-28, 2007

President Elias Antonio Saca

El Salvador

Working visit.

March 3-7. 2007

King Abdullah II

Jordan

Working visit.  Addressed a Joint Session of Congress March 7.

March 14-16, 2007

Prime Minister Bertie Ahern

Ireland

Working visit

March 20-21, 2007

Prime Minister Helen Clark

New Zealand

Working visit.

March 30-31, 2006

President Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva

Brazil

Working visit.  Met with President Bush at Camp David, MD.

April 22-24, 2006

President Alan Garcia

Peru

Working visit.

April 26-27, 2007

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Japan

Working visit.  Met with President Bush at Camp David, MD.

April 29-30, 2007

Chancellor Angela Merkel

Germany

Attended U.S.-EU Summit meeting.

April 29-May 2, 2007

President Ali Abdullah Saleh

Yemen

Working visit.

May 1-4, 2007

President Alvaro Uribe

Colombia

Working visit.

May 2-5, 2007

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Leong

Singapore

Working visit.

May 7-8, 2007

Queen Elizabeth II

United Kingdom

State Visit.  Arrived in Richmond, VA May 3.  Addressed Virginia General Assembly, commemorated the 400th anniversary of the Jamestown Settlement, visiting Jamestown and Williamsburg.  Attended the Kentucky Derby in Louisville, KY May 7.   Also visited Greenbelt, MD.

Date

Visitor

Country

Description

May 6-11, 2007

President Rene Preval

Haiti

Working visit.

May 14-16, 2007

Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt

Sweden

Working visit.

May 16-17, 2007

Prime Minister Tony Blair

United Kingdom

Working visit.

May 30-June 1, 2007

President Jalal Talabani

Iraq

Working visit.

June 18-19, 2007

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert

Israel

Working visit.

June 18-20, 2007

Prime Minister W. Baldwin Spencer

Antigua and Barbuda

Attended CARICOM meeting.

June 18-20, 2007

Prime Minister Hubert A. Ingraham

Bahamas

Attended CARICOM meeting

June 20-22, 2007

President Nguyen Minh Triet

Vietnam

Working visit.

June 24-27, 2007

President Toomas Ilves

Estonia

Working visit.

July 1-2, 2007

President Vladimir Putin

Russia

Working visit.  Met with President Bush at Kennebunkport, Maine.

July 15-17, 2007

President Lech Kaczynski

Poland

Working visit.

July 23-24, 2007

King Abdullah II

Jordan

Working visit.

July 29-30, 2007

Prime Minister Gordon Brown

United Kingdom

Working visit.  Met with President Bush at Camp David, MD.

August 5-6, 2007

President Hamid Karzai

Afghanistan

Working visit.  Met with President Bush at Camp David, MD.

August 11, 2007

President Nicolas Sarkozy

France

Working visit.  Met with President Bush at Kennebunkport, ME.

September 16-17, 2007

Prime Minister Jose Socrates

Portugal

Was visiting as head of the EU Presidency.

September 24, 2007

President Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva

Brazil

Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City.

September 25, 2007

Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki

Iraq

Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City.

September 26, 2007

President Hamid Karzai

Afghanistan

Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City.

September 29-October 7, 2007

President Jalal Talabani

Iraq

Working visit.

Date

Visitor

Country

Description

October 17-28, 2007

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Liberia

Working visit.

October 21-23, 2007

President Nambaryn  Enkhbayar

Mongolia

Working visit.  Signed Millenium Challenge Corporation Compact.

October 24-28, 2007

President Joseph Kabila

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Working visit.

October 29-31, 2007

President Yoweri Museveni

Uganda

Working visit.

November 4-5, 2007

Prime Minister Recep Erdogan

Turkey

Working visit.

November 6-7, 2007

President Nicolas Sarkozy

France

Working visit.  Addressed joint meeting of Congress.  Also visited Mount Vernon.

November 9-10, 2007

Chancellor Angela Merkel

Germany

Working visit.  Met with President Bush in Crawford, TX.

November 15-16, 2007

Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda

Japan

Working visit.

November 25-28, 2007

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert

Israel

Working visit.  Met with President Bush before and after attending the Middle East Peace Conference in Annapolis, MD.

November 26-30, 2007

President Elias Antonio Saca

El Salvador

Working visit.

December 10-12, 2007

President Giorgio Napolitano

Italy

Working visit.

December 12-15, 2007

President Umaru Yar’Adua

Nigeria

Working visit.

December 13-14, 2007

President Alan Garcia

Peru

Working visit.


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