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Visits to the U.S. by Foreign Heads of State and Government--2002

January 9-11, 2002

Prime Minister Konstandions Simitis

Greece

Working visit.

January 10-11, 2002

Prime Minister Leszek Miller

Poland

Working visit.

January 14-18, 2002

Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit

Turkey

Working visit.

January 16-18, 2002

Valdis Adamkus

Lithuania

Working visit.

January 27-30, 2002

Chairman Hamid Karzai

Afghanistan (Interim Authority)

Working visit. Arrived in the U.S. January 27. Attended President Bush’s State of the Union speech January 29. Addressed the UN and visited Ground Zero in New York on January 30.

January 30-February 4, 2002

Premier Mikhail Kasyanov

Russia

Working visit.

January 30-February 1, 2002

King Abdullah II

Jordan

Met with President Bush February 1 during a private visit.

January 30-31, 2002

Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder

Germany

Working visit. Also attended World Economic Forum in New York City.

February 1, 2002

King Abdullah II

Jordan

Working visit

February 4-6, 2002

President Vairi Vike-Freiburga

Latvia

Working visit.

February 6-8. 2002

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon

Israel

Met with President Bush February 7 during a private visit.

February 12-14, 2002

President Pervez Musharraf

Pakistan

Official Working Visit.

February 11-16, 2002

President Jorge Batlle

Uruguay

Working visit.

February 25-26, 2002

President Jose Eduardo dos Santos

Angola

Working visit.

February 22-27, 2002

President Joaquim Alberto Chissano

Mozambique

Working visit.

February 25-26, 2002

President Festus Mogae

Botswana

Working visit.

March 2-6, 2002

President Hosni Mubarak

Egypt

Working visit.

March 4-6, 2002

Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker

Luxembourg

Working visit.

March 11-13, 2002

President Islam Karimov

Uzbekistan

Met with President Bush March 12 during a private visit. Also visited New York City.

March 12-14, 2002

Prime Minister Bertie Ahern

Ireland

Working visit.

March 14, 2002

Prime Minister Jean Chretien

Canada

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

March 25, 2002

Prime Minister Anders Rasmussen

Denmark

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

March 26, 2002

Prime Minister Helen Clark

New Zealand

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

April 5-7, 2002

Prime Minister Tony Blair

United Kingdom

Private visit. Met with President Bush at Crawford, Texas.

April 16, 2002

President Tarja Halonen

Finland

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

April 15-18, 2002

Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri

Lebanon

Working visit.

April 16-19, 2002

President Andres Pastrana

Colombia

Working visit.

April 21-26, 2002

King Mohamed VI

Morocco

Working visit.

April 20-25, 2002

Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg Gotha

Bulgaria

Working visit.

May 1-4, 2002

President Jose Maria Aznar

Spain

Working visit. Attended U.S.-EU Summit meeting. Also visited Camp David, Maryland.

May 5-7, 2002

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon

Israel

Working visit.

May 5-7, 2002

President Yoweri Museveni

Uganda

Working visit.

May 6-8, 2002

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba

Nepal

Met with President Bush May 7 during a private visit.

May 3-13, 2002

King Abdullah II

Jordan

Working visit.

May 13-15, 2002

Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed

Malaysia

Working visit.

May 13-17, 2002

Prime Minister Janez Drnovsek

Slovenia

Working visit.

June 5-8, 2002

President Hosni Mubarak

Egypt

Met with President Bush in Washington and Camp David, MARYLAND.

June 6, 2002

Prime Minister
Ivica Racan

Croatia

Working visit. Met with President Bush at the White House.

June 7, 2002

President Rudolf Schuster

Slovakia

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

June 10-11, 2002

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon

Israel

Working visit.

June 11-13, 2002

Prime Minister John Howard

Australia

Addressed a Joint Session of Congress.

June 18, 2002

President Abdoulaye Wade

Senegal

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

June 20, 2002

President-elect Alvaro Uribe

Colombia

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

June 20, 2002

President Olusegun Obasanjo

Nigeria

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

July 17-18, 2002

President Aleksander Kwasniewski

Poland

State Visit. Also visited Troy, Michigan.

July 19-August 1, 2002

King Abdullah II

Jordan

Working visit.

July 20-25, 2002

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe

Sri Lanka

Working visit.

September 4, 2002

Prime Minister Siim Kallas

Estonia

 

September 7, 2002

Prime Minister Tony Blair

United Kingdom

Discussed the Iraq crisis with President Bush at Camp David, Maryland.

September 9, 2002

Prime Minister Jean Chretien

Canada

Working visit. Discussed the Iraq crisis with President Bush in Detroit, Michigan.

September 10, 2002

Prime Minister Jose Manuel Durao

Portugal

Working visit.

September 12, 2002

President Hamid Karzai

Afghanistan

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

September 12, 2002

Prime Minister Atal Vajpayee

India

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

September 12, 2002

President Pervez Musharraf

Pakistan

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

September 12, 2002

Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi

Japan

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

September 13, 2002

President Joseph Kabila

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

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

September 13, 2002

President Paul Kagame

Rwanda

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

September 13, 2002

President Thabo Mbeki

South Africa

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

September 14, 2002

Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi

Italy

Met with President Bush at Camp David, Maryland.

September 10-16, 2002

President Alejandro Toledo

Peru

Private visit. Addressed OAS Meeting.

September 17-19, 2002

President Vaclav Havel

Czech Republic

Working visit. Also dedicated a monument to President Thomas Masaryk.

September 23-26, 2002

President Alvaro Uribe

Colombia

Working visit.

September 20-24, 2002

President Askar Akaev

Kyrgyzstan

Working visit.

October 2, 2002

President Jose Alexander (Xanana) Gusmao

East Timor

Working visit.

October 15-17, 2002

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon

Israel

Working visit.

October 22-25, 2002

President Jiang Zemin

China, People’s Republic of

Official Working visit. Met with President Bush at Crawford, Texas. Arrived in the U.S. October 22; also visited Chicago and Houston, Texas.

November 7-9, 2002

Prime Minister Peter Medgyessy Hungary

Working visit.

November 9-14, 2002

President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada

Bolivia

Working visit.

November 17-19, 2002

Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri

 Lebanon

 Working visit.

December 4-5, 2002

Prime Minister Meles Zenawi

 Ethiopia

Working visit.

December 4-6, 2002

President Daniel T. arap Moi

Kenya

Working visit.

December 7-9, 2002

Prime Miniser Paavo Lipponen

Finland

Working visit.

December 8-10, 2002

President Emomali Rahmonov

Tajikistan

Working visit.

December 9-10, 2002

President-elect Luiz Lula da Silva Brazil

Working visit.

December 15-17, 2002

Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah

Brunei

Working visit.

December 16-20, 2002

President Vladimir Voronin

Moldova

Working visit.

December 17-18, 2002

President Jose Maria Aznar

Spain

Working visit.


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