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Visits to the U.S. by Foreign Heads of State and Government--2001

Date Visitor Country Description
February 4-5, 2001 Prime Minister Jean Chretien Canada Working visit. Also addressed Permanent Council of the Organization of American States.
February 22-24, 2001 Prime Minister Tony Blair United Kingdom Working visit at Camp David, Maryland.
February 24-27, 2001 President Andres Pastrana Colombia Working visit; arrived in the U.S. February 24, addressed the National Governors' Association.
February 28-March 3, 2001 President Francisco Flores El Salvador Private visit. Met with President Bush March 2.
March 6-9, 2001 President Kim Dae-Jung South Korea Working visit. Later visited Chicago.
March 14-16, 2001 Prime Minister Bertie Ahern Ireland Met with President Bush during a private visit.
March 18-19, 2001 Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori Japan Working visit.
March 19-20, 2001 Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Israel Working visit. Afterwards visited New York City. Departed the U.S. March 22.
March 27-29, 2001 King Juan Carlos I Spain Met with President Bush during a private visit. Also received International Democracy Medal. Arrived in U.S. March 22. Afterwards visited Dallas, Texas and St. Augustine and Miami, Florida.
March 29, 2001 Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder Germany Working visit. Arrived March 28.
March 29-April 1, 2001 President Henrique Cardoso Brazil Working visit.
March 30-April 4, 2001 President Hosni Mubarak Egypt Working visit. Arrived March 30.
April 8-9, 2001 President Robert Kocharian Armenia Met with President Bush during a private visit after peace talks in Key West, Florida, beginning April 3.
April 7-11, 2001 President Geidar Aliev Azerbaijan Met with President Bush during a private visit after peace talks in Key West, Florida, beginning April 3.
April 3-11, 2001 King Abdullah II Jordan Working visit. Met with Secretary Powell April 4.
April 15-16, 2001 President Ricardo Lagos Chile Working visit.
April 19, 2001 President Fernando de la Rua Argentina Working visit.
April 23-26, 2001 Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri Lebanon Working visit.
April 30-May  3, 2001 President Boris Trajkovski Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Working visit; arrived April 30.
May 1-3, 2001 Prime Minister Ilir Meta Albania Met with President Bush during a private visit.
May 6-8, 2001 Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa Bahrain Working visit.
May 9, 2001 President Vojislav Kostunica Yugoslavia Met with President Bush during a private visit. Also visited New York, May 8.
May 10-12, 2001 President Olesegun Obasanjo Nigeria Working visit.
May 29-June 1, 2001 President Moshe Katsav Israel Working visit.
June 9-14, 2001 Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong Singapore Met with President Bush June 11 during a private visit.
June 25-27, 2001 President-elect Alejandro Toledo Peru Met with President Bush June 26 during a private visit.
June 25-27, 2001 President Thabo Mbeki South Africa Working visit.
June 26-27, 2001 Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Israel Discussed the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with President Bush and Secretary of State Powell during a private visit.
June 26-28, 2001 Alpha Oumar Konare Mali Working visit; attended a forum of the Partnership to Cut Hunger in Africa.
June 27-29, 2001 President John Kufuor Ghana Working visit; attended a forum of the Partnership to Cut Hunger in Africa.
June 28, 2001 Abdoulaye Wade Senegal Working visit; attended a forum of the Partnership to Cut Hunger in Africa.
June 30, 2001 Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi Japan Working visit at Camp David, Maryland.
July 1-6, 2001 President Alfonso Portillo Guatemala Working visit.
July 11-14, 2001 President Miguel Angel Rodriguez Costa Rica Working visit.
July 11-14, 2001 President Abdelaziz Boutefilka Algeria Working visit.
September 4-7, 2001 President Vicente Fox Mexico State visit. Addressed joint session of Congress. Visited Toledo, Ohio, September 6
September 8-12, 2001 Prime Minister John Howard Australia Official working visit. Commemorated the 50th anniversary of the ANZUS Treaty.
September 18, 2001 President Jacques Chirac France Working visit.
September 18-21, 2001 President Megawati Sukarnoputri Indonesia Official working visit.
September 20, 2001 Prime Minister Tony Blair United Kingdom Working visit.
September 23-24, 2001 Prime Minister Jean Chretien Canada Working visit.
September 24-25, 2001 Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi Japan Working visit.
September 27-28, 2001 Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt Belgium Working visit.
September 26-28, 2001 King Abdullah II Jordan Working visit.
October 2-5, 2001 Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani Qatar Working visit.
October 4, 2001 President Vincente Fox Mexico Met with President Bush during a private visit.
October 9, 2001 Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder Germany Working visit.
October 14-15, 2001 Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Italy Working visit.
October 29-November 1, 2001 Prime Minister Adrian Nastase Romania Met with President Bush November 1 during a private visit.
October 30-November 1, 2001 Chancellor Wolfgang Schussel Austria Working visit.
November 2, 2001 President Olusegun Obasanjo Nigeria Met with President Bush during a private visit.
November 3, 2001 President Eduard Sheverdnadze Georgia Working visit.
November 5, 2001 President Abdelaziz Bouteflika Algeria Met with President Bush during a private visit.
November 6, 2001 President Jacques Chirac France Working visit.
November 7, 2001 Prime Minister Tony Blair United Kingdom Working visit.
November 7-9, 2001 Prime Minister Atal Vajpayee India Official working visit.
November 7-10, 2001 Prime Minister Milos Zeman Czech Republic Met with President Bush November 9 during a private visit.
November 8, 2001 President Henrique Cardoso Brazil Met with President Bush during a private visit.
November 8, 2001 Prime Minister Bertie Ahern Ireland Met with President Bush during a private visit.
November 10, 2001 President Pervez Musharraf Pakistan Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City.
November 11, 2001 President Thabo Mbeki South Africa Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City.
November 11, 2001 President Andres Pastrana Colombia Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City.
November 11, 2001 President Fernando de la Rua Argentina Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City.
November 12-15, 2001 President Vladimir Putin Russia Met with President Bush in Washington, D.C., and Crawford, Texas.  Also visited "Ground Zero" in New York City.
November 18-20, 2001 President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Philippines Working visit.
November 25-27, 2001 President Ali Abdallah Salih Yemen Working visit.
November 27-30, 2001 President Jose Maria Aznar Spain Working visit.
December 3, 2001 Prime Minister Goran Persson Sweden Working visit.
December 3-4, 2001 Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Israel Working visit.
December 3-5, 2001 Prime Minister Kjell Bondevik Norway Met with President Bush December 5 during a private visit.
December 6, 2001 President Jorge Quiroga Ramirez Bolivia Working visit.
December 13-15, 2001 Prime Minister Thaksin Chinnawat Thailand Working visit.
December 20-21, 2001 President Nursultan Nazarbayev Kazakhstan Working visit.


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