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Visits to the U.S. by Foreign Heads of State and Government--1998

Date Visitor Country Description
January 14-18, 1998 President Lennart Meri Estonia Working visit. Signed U.S.-Baltic Charter of Partnership.
January 14-18, 1998 President Guntis Ulmanis Latvia Working visit. Signed U.S.-Baltic Charter of Partnership.
January 14-18, 1998 President Algirdas Brazauskas Lithuania Working visit. Signed U.S.-Baltic Charter of Partnership.
January 19-21, 1998 Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Israel Working visit. Discussed the Middle East peace process with President Clinton.
February 3-5, 1998 President Rexhep Medjani Albania Met with President Clinton during a private visit.
February 4-7, 1998 Prime Minister Tony Blair United Kingdom Official visit.
February 9-13, 1998 President Petar Stoyanov Bulgaria Working visit. Afterwards visited Norfolk (Virginia).
March 9-12, 1998 Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin Russia Working visit.
March 12-14, 1998 Prime Minister Chuan Likphai Thailand Official working visit.
March 17, 1998 Prime Minister Bertie Ahern Ireland Private visit. Discussed the peace process in Northern Ireland.
March 17-18 1998 President Arpad Goncz Hungary Private visit.
March 16-20, 1998 King Hussein Jordan Private visit. Arrived in the U.S. March 12.
April 8-10, 1998 President Fidel Ramos Philippines Working visit.
April 21-23, 1998 President Saparmurat Niyazov Turkmenistan Working visit. Arrived in the U.S. April 20. Also visited New York City and Chicago. Departed the U.S. April 24.
April 25-May 3, 1998 President Isaias Afwerki Eritrea Met with President Clinton during a private visit.
May 5-7, 1998 Prime Minister Romano Prodi Italy Official visit.
May 31- June 3, 1998 Emir Isa bin Sulman al-Khalifa Bahrain Working visit.
June 6-8, 1998 President Fernando Cardoso Brazil Met with President Clinton during a private visit.
June 8-11, 1998 President Kim Dae-jung Korea State visit. Arrived in New York City June 6. Addressed joint Meeting of Congress June 10. Afterward visited San Francisco and Los Angeles. Departed the U.S. June 13.
June 8, 1998 President Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de Leon Mexico Met with President Clinton during a UN General Assembly Special Session on the Drug Problem in New York City.
June 10, 1998 President Leonel Fernandez Dominican Republic Met with President Clinton during a private visit.
June 15-18, 1998 Prime Minister Rafiq al-Hariri Lebanon Met with President Clinton during a private visit.
June 15-16, 1998 King Hussein Jordan Met with President Clinton during a private visit.
June 17-19, 1998 Prime Minister Lionel Jospin France Working visit. Afterwards visited New York City.
June 22-26, 1998 President Mary McAleese Ireland Met with President Clinton during a private visit.
June 29-30, 1998 Prime Minister Branko Crvenkovski Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Met with Vice President Gore.
July 8-10, 1998 Prime Minister Jerzy Buzek Poland Met with President Clinton during a private visit.
July 14-17, 1998 September 21-23, 1998 President Nelson Mandela South Africa Working visit.
September 23-25, 1998 President Pierre Buyoya Burundi Met with President Clinton during a private visit after the meeting of the UN General Assembly.
September 28-29, 1998 Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu Israel Working visit. Discussed the Middle East peace process with President Clinton and Palestinian Authority President Yasir Arafat.
October 5-8, 1998 Prime Minister Viktor Orban Hungary Working visit.
October 8-9, 1998 Chancellor-elect Gerhard Schroeder Germany Met with President Clinton during a private visit.
October 9, 1998 President Jamil Mahuad Ecuador Discussed the Ecuador-Peru border dispute with President Clinton during a private visit.
October 9, 1998 President Alberto K. Fujimori Peru Discussed the Ecuador-Peru border dispute with President Clinton during a private visit.
October 15-23, 1998 Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu Israel Discussed the Middle East peace process with President Clinton and Palestinian Authority President Yasir Arafat in Washington and at Wye Plantation (Maryland). Signed Wye River Memorandum at the White House on October 23. Private visit.
October 20-23, 1998 King Hussein Jordan Took part in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks at Wye Plantation (Maryland).
October 27-28, 1998 President Andres Pastrana Colombia State visit.
November 2-5, 1998 Prime Minister Janez Drnovsek Slovenia Working visit. Afterwards visited Cleveland, Ohio.
November 23, 1998 President Kuniwo Nakamura Palau Met with President Clinton at Agana, Guam.
November 23, 1998 President Imata Kabua Marshall Islands Met with President Clinton at Agana, Guam.
November 23, 1998 President Jacob Nena Micronesia Met with President Clinton at Agana, Guam.
November 29-December 1, 1998 President Joaquim Chissano Mozambique Working visit.
December 1, 1998 Prime Minister Mohammed Nawaz Sharif Pakistan Official working visit.
December 9-11, 1998 President Miguel Angel Rodriguez Costa Rica Attended conference on Central American reconstruction at the Inter-American Development Bank. Private visit with President Clinton December 11.
December 9-11, 1998 President Armando Calderon Sol El Salvador Attended conference on Central American reconstruction at the Inter-American Development Bank. Private visit with President Clinton December 11.
December 9-11, 1998 President Luis Alberto Flores Guatemala Attended conference on Central American reconstruction at the Inter-American Development Bank. Private visit with President Clinton December 11.
December 9-11, 1998 President Carlos Flores Honduras Attended conference on Central American reconstruction at the Inter-American Development Bank. Private visit with President Clinton December 11.
December 9-11, 1998 President Arnoldo Aleman Nicaragua Attended conference on Central American reconstruction at the Inter-American Development Bank. Private visit with President Clinton December 11.
December 18, 1998 Chancellor Viktor Klima Austria Attended U.S.-EU Summit Meeting. Private visit with President Clinton.


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