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Visits to the U.S. by Foreign Heads of State and Government--1996

Date Visitor Country Description
January 28-February 2, 1996 Prime Minister Viktor S. Chernomyrdin Russia Met with President Clinton and IMF officials; attended Meeting of U.S.-Russian Joint Commission on Economic and Technological Cooperation. Later visited New York City.
January 31-February 2, 1996 President Jacques R. Chirac France State Visit. Addressed Joint Session of Congress. Later visited Chicago.
February 20-22, 1996 President Leonid Kuchma Ukraine Met with President Clinton during a private visit.
February 23, 1996 Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto Japan Informal meeting in Santa Monica (California).
February 27-March 1, 1996 Emir Jabir al-Sabah Kuwait Working visit.
March 6-30, 1996 King Hussein Jordan Met with President Clinton during a private visit. At Mayo Clinic March 4-6.
March 14-16, 1996 Prime Minister John Bruton Ireland Met with President Clinton during a private visit.
March 19-22, 1996 President Rene Preval Haiti Official working visit.
March 27-30, 1996 President Suleyman Demirel Turkey Working visit.
April 1-3, 1996 President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro Italy State Visit. Afterwards addressed the UN General Assembly
April 7-10, 1996 Prime Minister Konstandinos Simitis Greece Working visit.
April 9-11, 1996 Prime Minister Zlatko Matesa Croatia Attended funeral service for Commerce Secretary Brown.
April 25, 1996 President Elias Hrawi Lebanon Met with President Clinton during a private visit. Addressed the UN General Assembly April 23; medical treatment in Boston (Massachusetts) April 28.
April 28-30, 1996 Prime Minister Shimon Peres Israel Signed missile defense cooperation and anti- terrorism agreements. Met with PLO Chairman Arafat.
May 7-10, 1996 President Konstandinos Stephanopoulos Greece State Visit. Afterwards visited Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Chicago.
May 14, 1996 President Kresimir Zubac Bosnian Federation Met with President Clinton after a meeting of the Federation Forum.
May 14, 1996 Prime Minister Izudin Kapetanovic Bosnian Federation Met with President Clinton after a meeting of the Federation Forum.
May 14, 1996 Prime Minister Hasan Muratovic Bosnia-Herzegovina Met with President Clinton after a meeting of the Federation Forum.
May 18-21, 1996 President Alberto K. Fujimori Peru Met with President Clinton during a private visit.
May 21, 1996 Prime Minister Mahathir bin Muhammad Malaysia Met with President Clinton during a private visit.
May 22-23, 1996 Chancellor Helmut Kohl Germany Official working visit in Milwaukee and Washington
June 8-14, 1996 King Hussein Jordan Met with President Clinton during a private visit.
June 12, 1996 Prime Minister Romano Prodi Italy Attended U.S.-European Union Summit Meeting.
June 12-15, 1996 President Mary Robinson Ireland State Visit.
June 16-18, 1996 President Glafcos Clerides Cyprus Working visit.
June 23-26, 1996 President Islom Karimov Uzbekistan Inaugurated a new embassy during a private visit.
June 23-27, 1996 President Sixto Duran-Ballen Cordovez Ecuador Met with President Clinton during a private visit.
June 25-27, 1996 President Lennart Meri Estonia Working visit. Afterwards visited New York City.
June 25-27, 1996 President Guntis Ulmanis Latvia Working visit. Afterwards visited New York City.
June 25-27, 1996 President Algirdas Brazauskas Lithuania Working visit. Afterwards visited New York City.
July 9-10, 1996 President Aleksander Kwasniewski Poland Working visit.
July 9-11, 1996 Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Israel Official working visit. Addressed Joint Session of Congress. Later visited New York City. Departed the U.S. July 13.
July 28-31, 1996 President Hosni Mubarak Egypt Official working visit.
August 1-2, 1996 President Franjo Tudjman Croatia Working visit.
August 5-6, 1996 Prime Minister Goran Persson Sweden Official working visit.
September 6, 1996 Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Israel Private visit. Afterwards visited New York City.
September 8-12, 1996 Prime Minister John Bruton Ireland Met with President Clinton during a private visit. Addressed joint session of Congress.
September 24, 1996 Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto Japan Met with President Clinton at the UN General Assembly.
September 30-October 1, 1996 Prime Minister Vaclav Klaus Czech Republic Met with President Clinton during a private visit.
September 30- October 2, 1996 King Hussein Jordan Attended Middle East Summit Meeting.
September 30- October 2, 1996 Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Israel Attended Middle East Summit Meeting.
October 16-19, 1996 Prime Minister Rafiq al-Hariri Lebanon Met with President Clinton during a private visit.
December 4-5, 1996 President Carlos Saul Menem Argentina Met with President Clinton during a private visit.
December 15-18, 1996 Prime Minister John Bruton Ireland Working visit. Attended U.S.-European Union Summit Me


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