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Visits to the U.S. by Foreign Heads of State and Government--1989

Date

Visitor

Country

Description

February 1-3, 1989

Prime Minister Noboru Takeshita

Japan

Official Working Visit. Private visit to Los Angeles afterward.

March 2, 1989

President Vinicio Cerezo Arevalo

Guatemala

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

March 17, 1989

Prime Minister Charles J. Haughey

Ireland

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

March 30-April 1, 1989

President Carlos Andres Perez

Venezuela

Met with President Bush during a private visit. Also attended Consultation on a New Hemispheric Agenda in Atlanta (Georgia).

April 1-5, 1989

President Hosni Mubarak

Egypt

Official Visit. Private visit to New York City afterwards.

April 4, 1989

President Oscar Arias Sanchez

Costa Rica

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

April 5-7, 1989

Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir

Israel

Official Visit.

April 6-7, 1989

President-elect Alfredo Cristiani Buckard

El Salvador

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

April 17-21, 1989

King Hussein

Jordan

Official Visit.

May 2-5, 1989

Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland

Norway

Met with President Bush May 3 during a private visit.

May 4, 1989

Prime Minister Martin Brian Mulroney

Canada

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

May 5, 1989

Chancellor Franz Vranitzky

Austria

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

May 8, 1989

King Olav V

Norway

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

May 8, 1989

President Hammer DeRoburt

Nauru

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

May 9, 1989

Prime Minister Rudolphus F. M. (Ruud) Lubbers

Netherlands

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

May 15, 1989

President Dawda Kairaba Jawara

The Gambia

Met with President Bush during a private visit. Also visited Cornell University (Ithaca, New York) and Cape Canaveral (Florida). Departed U.S. May 18.

May 20-21, 1989

President Francois Mitterrand

France

Met with President Bush at Kennebunkport (Maine), and Boston while receiving an honorary doctorate from Boston University.

May 21, 1989

Prime Minister Mahathir bin Muhammad

Malaysia

Met with President Bush in Boston.

May 23, 1989

President Vigdis Finbogadottir

Iceland

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

June 5-7, 1989

President Benazir Bhutto

Pakistan

Official Visit; visited Boston and New York City. Departed U.S. June 10.

June 6, 1989

President Richard von Weizsaecker

Germany, Federal Republic of

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

June 7, 1989

President Kenneth D. Kaunda

Zambia

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

June 7, 1989

President Quett Ketumile Masire

Botswana

Met with President Bush during a private visit

June 9, 1989

President Soeharto

Indonesia

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

June 19, 1989

President H. Desmond Hoyte

Guyana

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

June 24-27, 1989

Prime Minister Robert J. L. Hawke

Australia

Official Visit.

June 26, 1989

President Mario Alberto Lopes Soares

Portugal

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

June 28-30, 1989

President Mobutu Sese Seko

Zaire

Official Working Visit.

July 20, 1989

President France Albert Rene

Seychelles

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

August 28, 1989

Prime Minister Poul Schlueter

Denmark

Met with President Bush during a private visit to Kennebunkport (Maine).

August 30-31, 1989

Prime Minister Martin Brian Mulroney

Canada

Met with President Bush during a private visit to Kennebunkport (Maine).

August 31- September 2, 1989

Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu

Japan

Official Working Visit. In U.S. August 30; visited San Francisco. Private visit to Boston afterwards.

September 15, 1989

President Julio Maria Sanguinetti

Uruguay

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

September 25, 1989

President Jose Sarney

Brazil

Met with President Bush at UN General Assembly.

September 25, 1989

President Vinicio Cerezo Arevalo

Guatemala

Met with President Bush at UN General Assembly.

September 25, 1989

President Jaime Paz Zamora

Bolivia

Met with President Bush at UN General Assembly.

September 25, 1989

President Carlos Andres Perez

Venezuela

Met with President Bush at UN General Assembly.

September 27, 1989

President Carlos Saul Menem

Argentina

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

 September 27-28, 1989

President Virgilio Barco Vargas

Colombia

Met with President Bush September 28 during a private visit.

October 1-3, 1989

President Hosni Mubarak

Egypt

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

October 1-4, 1989

President Carlos Salinas de Gortari

Mexico

State visit. Addressed Joint meeting of U.S. Congress October 4; visited New York City and Providence (Rhode Island). Departed U.S. October 6.

October 4, 1989

President George Vassiliou

Cyprus

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

October 4, 1989

President Mobutu Sese Seko

Zaire

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

October 10-15, 1989

President Francesco Cossiga

Italy

State visit; visited New York City and New Haven. Departed U.S. October 17.

October 16-18, 1989

President Roh Tae-woo

Korea

Official working visit to Washington; private visit to Los Angeles afterward.

October 18-20, 1989

Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez

Spain

Official working visit to Washington.

November 6, 1989

Prime Minister Kamisese Mara

Fiji

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

November 7-10, 1989

President Corazon C. Aquino

Philippines

State Visit; visited Dallas (Texas) and Los Angeles. Departed U.S. November 11.

November 14, 1989

President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali

Tunisia

Met with President Bush during a private visit.

November 14-15, 1989

Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir

Israel

Met with President Bush during a private visit. Visited New York until November 21.

November 24, 1989

Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher

United Kingdom

Private visit.

November 29, 1989

Prime Minister Martin Brian Mulroney

Canada

Private visit.


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