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Visits to the U.S. by Foreign Heads of State and Government--2000

 

Date

Visitor

Country

Remarks

January 3-10, 2000

Prime Minister Ehud Barak

Israel

Private visit and peace negotiations with Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk Sharaa at Shepherdstown, West Virginia.

January 23, 2000

Prime Minister Jean Chretien

Canada

Private visit with President Clinton while returning from Florida.

January 24-26, 2000

President Andres Pastrana

Colombia

Private visit; addressed U.S. Conference of Mayors.

February 3-4, 2000

President Rene Preval

Haiti

Met with President Clinton during a private visit; attended Congressional Prayer Breakfast.

February 12-21, 2000

President Heydar Aliyev

Azerbaijan

Met with President Clinton during a private visit.

February 22-24, 2000

King Juan Carlos I

Spain

State visit.

March 15-18, 2000

Prime Minister Bertie Ahern

Ireland

Met with President Clinton during a private visit; discussed the peace process with Northern Irish political leaders.

March 24-30 2000

President Hosni Mubarak

Egypt

Official working visit.

April 2-4, 2000

President Ali Abdallah Salih

Yemen

Working visit.

April 11, 2000

Prime Minister Ehud Barak

Israel

Working visit during Middle East peace negotiations.

April 26-28, 2000

King Harald V

Norway

Met with President Clinton during a private visit; dedicated an exhibit about the Vikings at the Smithsonian Institution.

April 28. 2000

President Olafur Grimsson

Iceland

Private visit.

April 28, 2000

President Tarja Halonen

Finland

Private visit.

May 4-5, 2000

Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori

Japan

Working visit.

May 6-10, 2000

President Miguel Angel Rodriguez

Costa Rica

Working visit.

May 22-25, 2000

President Thabo Mbeki

South Africa

State visit. Afterwards visited Austin, Texas.

June 5-8, 2000

King Abdullah II

Jordan

Working visit. Discussed the Middle East peace process with President Clinton. Arrived in the U.S. May 30.

June 8-9 2000

President Ernesto Zedillo

Mexico

Official working visit.

June 12, 2000

President Wahid

Indonesia

Met with President Clinton during a private visit.

June 12-14, 2000

President Fernando de la Rua

Argentina

Official working visit.

June 19-22, 2000

King Mohammed VI

Morocco

State visit.

June 24-29, 2000

President Robert Kocharian

Armenia

Working visit.

July 12-25, 2000

Prime Minister Ehud Barak

Israel

Private visit. Middle East peace conference at Camp David, MD with Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasir Arafat. Also visited Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

July 26-28, 2000

President Joseph Estrada

Philippines

Official working visit.

August 7-10, 2000

President Stjepan Mesic and Prime Minister Ivica Racan

Croatia

Working visit.

August 23-25, 2000

President-elect Vicente Fox

Mexico

Working visit. Afterwards visited Dallas, Texas.

September 6-7, 2000

President Vladimir Putin

Russia

Met with President Clinton at the UN Millennium Summit in New York City

September 6, 2000

President Tran Duc Luong

Vietnam

Met with President Clinton at the UN Millennium Summit in New York City.

September 6-8, 2000

Prime Minister Ehud Barak

Israel

Met with President Clinton at the UN Millennium Summit in New York City.

 

September 6, 2000

King Abdullah II

Jordan

Met with President Clinton at the UN Millennium Summit in New York City.

September 7, 2000

President Ahmet Sezer

Turkey

Met with President Clinton at the UN Millennium Summit in New York City.

September 7-8, 2000

President Jiang Zemin

China, People’s Republic of

Met with President Clinton at the UN Millennium Summit in New York City.

September 7, 2000

President Jacques Chirac

France

Met with President Clinton at the UN Millennium Summit in New York City.

September 7, 2000

Prime Minister Tony Blair

United Kingdom

Met with President Clinton at the UN Millennium Summit in New York City.

September 7, 2000

President Kim Dae-jung

Korea

Met with President Clinton at the UN Millennium Summit in New York City.

September 8, 2000

Prime Minister Bertie Ahern

Ireland

Met with President Clinton at the UN Millennium Summit in New York City.

September 8, 2000

President Hugo Banzer

Bolivia

Met with President Clinton at the UN Millennium Summit in New York City.

September 13-17, 2000

Prime Minister Atal Vajpayee

India

Official Visit. Addressed Joint Session of Congress.

September 19-20, 2000

Prime Minister Guiliano Amato

Italy

Official working visit.

September 27-28, 200

Prime Minister Willem Kok

Netherlands

Official working visit.

October 16-19, 2000

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Bangladesh

Working visit.

October 24, 2000

King Abdullah II

Jordan

Working visit.

November 12, 2000

Prime Minister Ehud Barak

Israel

Working visit. Discussed the Middle East peace process with President Clinton.

December 18, 2000

President Jacques Chirac

France

Attended U.S.-EU Summit Meeting.


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