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Visits to the U.S. by Foreign Heads of State and Government--1999

Date Visitor Country Description
January 4, 1999 Prime Minister Ruud Lubbers Netherlands Official working visit.
January 5, 1999 King Hussein Jordan Met with President Clinton during a private visit. Had earlier received medical treatment at the Mayo Clinic. Arrived in the U.S. July 14, 1998.
January 11-12, 1999 President Carlos Menem Argentina State Visit.
February 13-15, 1999 Prime Minister Jenny Shipley New Zealand Private visit; attended Global Forum on Reinventing Government.
January 28, 1999 President-elect Hugo Chavez Venezuela Met with President Clinton during a private visit.
February 3-6, 1999 President Jamil Mahuad Ecuador Discussed implementation of Ecuador-Peru border Agreement.
February 4-5, 1999 President Alberto Fujimori Peru Discussed implementation of Ecuador-Peru border Agreement.
February 4, 1999 Prime Minister Pandeli Majdo Albania Met with President Clinton during a private visit.
February 4, 1999 Prime Minister Ljubco Georgievski Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Met with President Clinton during a private visit.
February 11-12, 1999 Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder Germany Working visit.
February 18-19, 1999 President Jacques Chirac France Official working visit.
February 23-26, 1999 President Jerry Rawlings Ghana State Visit.
March 4-5, 1999 Prime Minister Massimo D'Alema Italy Official working visit; arrived in Boston March 3.
March 15-18, 1999 Prime Minister Bertie Ahern Ireland Private visit; also discussed Northern Ireland Peace process with President Clinton and Northern Irish political leaders.
March 30, 1999 President-elect Olusegun Obasanjo Nigeria Met with President Clinton during a private visit. Arrived in New York March 29
April 7-10, 1999 Prime Minister Zhu Rongji China, Peoples' Republic of Official visit. Arrived in Los Angeles April 6. Later Visited Denver (Colorado), Chicago, Libertyville (Illinois), New York City, and Boston. Departed the U.S. April 14.
April 12-13, 1999 President Jose Maria Aznar Spain Working visit.
April 23-25, 1999 President Jacques Chirac France Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 President Suleyman Demiral Turkey Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 Prime Minister Tony Blair United Kingdom Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit. Arrived April 21.
April 23-25, 1999 Prime Minister Costas Simitis Greece Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 Prime Minister Jean Chretien Canada Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder Germany Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 President Vaclav Havel Czech Republic Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 Prime Minister Massimo d'Alema Italy Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 Prime Minister Wim Kok Netherlands Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 Prime Minister Jean-Luc Dehaene Belgium Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 Prime Minister Poul Nyrup Rasmussen Denmark Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 Prime Minister Viktor Orban Hungary Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker Luxembourg Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 Prime Minister Kjell Bondevik Norway Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 Prime Minister David Oddson Iceland Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 President Alexander Kwasniewski and Prime Minister Jerzy Buzek Poland Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 President Jose Aznar Spain Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 President Rexhep Meidani Albania Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 Prime Minister Viktor Klima Austria Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 President Peter Stoyanov Bulgaria Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 Prime Minister Mikulas Dzurinda Slovak Republic Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 President Kiro Gligorov Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 President Emile Constantinescu Romania Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 Prime Minister Janez Drnovsek Slovenia Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 President Martti Ahtisaari Finland Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 Prime Minister Goran Persson Sweden Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 President Lennart Meri Estonia Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit. Arrived April 22.
April 23-25, 1999 President Guntis Ulmanis Latvia Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit. Arrived April 22.
April 23-25, 1999 President Valdas Adamkus Lithuania Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit. Arrived April 22.
April 23-26, 1999 President Robert Kochariyan Armenia Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit and discussed the Caucasus situation.
April 23-26, 1999 President Heydar Aliyev Azerbaijan Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit and discussed the Caucasus situation.
April 23-26, 1999 President Eduard Shevardnadze Georgia Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit and discussed the Caucasus situation.
April 23-25, 1999 President Petru Lucinschi Moldova Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 President Nursultan Nazarbayev Kazakhstan Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 President Emomali Rakhmonov Tajikistan Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 President Leonid Kuchma Ukraine Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
April 23-25, 1999 President Islam Karimov Uzbekistan Attended NATO's 50th Anniversary Summit.
May 2-4, 1999 Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi Japan Official visit. Arrived in the U.S. April 29; visited Los Angeles and Chicago.
May 8-10, 1999 President Fernando Cardoso Brazil Private visit.
May 17-19, 1999 King Abdullah II Jordan Working visit. Also visited New York City. Departed the U.S. May 24.
June 6-9, 1999 President Arpad Goncz Hungary State visit. Afterwards visited Chicago.
June 26-July 1, 1999 President Hosni Mubarak Egypt Official working visit.
July 2-3, 1999 President Kim Dae Jung Korea Official working visit.
July 4-5, 1999 Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Pakistan Discussed the Kashmir crisis with President Clinton during a private visit.
July 9-13, 1999 Prime Minister John Howard Australia Working visit.
July 14-20, 1999 Prime Minister Ehud Barak Israel Official working visit. Discussed the Middle East peace process with President Clinton in Washington and Camp David (Maryland). Also visited New York City.
July 26-27, 1999 Prime Minister Sergei Stepashin Russia Working visit. Attended meeting of U.S.-Russia Joint Commission and met with President Clinton. Also visited Seattle (Washington) July 25.
September 21, 1999 President Ismail Guellah Djibouti Met with President Clinton during a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.
September 21, 1999 Prime Minister Mikulas Dzurinda Slovak Republic Met with President Clinton during a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.
September 21, 1999 President Thabo Mbeki South Africa Met with President Clinton during a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.
September 21, 1999 President Carlos Menem Argentina Met with President Clinton during a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.
September 21, 1999 President Andres Pastrana Colombia Met with President Clinton during a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.
September 21, 1999 President Benjamin Mkapa Tanzania Met with President Clinton during a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.
September 21, 1999 President Hugo Chavez Venezuela Met with President Clinton during a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.
September 22-23, 1999 President Eduard Shevardnadze Georgia Private visit.
September 26-29, 1999 Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit Turkey Official working visit.
October 7-14, 1999 King Abdullah II Jordan Met with President Clinton October 12 during a private visit. Also visited Boston.
October 14-15, 1999 Prime Minister Kjell Bondevik Norway Working visit.
October 18-20, 1999 President Mireya Moscoso Panama Working visit.
October 27, 1999 Prime Minister Romano Prodi Italy Met with President Clinton as President of the European Commission.
October 27-30, 1999 President Olusegun Obasanjo Nigeria Official working visit.
November 7-9, 1999 Prime Minister Milos Zeman Czech Republic Working visit.
November 7-9, 1999 Prime Minister Mikulas Dzurinda Slovak Republic Private visit.
November 12, 1999 President Abdurrachman Wahid Indonesia Met with President Clinton November 12 during a private visit. Afterwards went to Salt Lake City for medical treatment.
December 7-8, 1999 President Leonid Kuchma Ukraine Working visit.
December 14-17, 1999 Prime Minister Ehud Barak Israel Private visit. Peace negotiations with Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk Sharaa.
December 16-17, 1999 President Martti Ahtisaari Finland Working visit.
December 20-21, 1999 President Nursultan Nazarbayev Kazakhstan Met with President Clinton and attended a meeting of the U.S.-Kazakhstan Joint Commission.


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