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Jimmy Carter

January 20, 1977-January 20, 1981

May 5-11, 1977
United Kingdom
London, Newcastle
Attended Economic Summit Meeting May 7-8 of the Heads of State and Government of Canada, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. Also met with the Prime Ministers of Greece, Belgium, Turkey, Norway, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg, and with the President of Portugal. Addressed NATO Ministers meeting on May 10.

May 9, 1977
Switzerland
Geneva
Official visit; met with President Furgler. Also met with Syrian President Assad.

December 29-31, 1977
Poland
Warsaw
Official visit; met with First Secretary Gierek.

December 31, 1977-January 1, 1978
Iran
Tehran
Official visit; met with Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi and King Hussein of Jordan.

January 1-3, 1978
India
New Delhi, Daulatpur-Nasirabad
Met with President Reddy and Prime Minister Desai. Addressed Parliament.

January 3-4, 1978
Saudi Arabia
Riyadh
Met with King Khalid and Crown Prince Fahd.

January 4, 1978
Egypt
Aswan
Met with President Sadat and German Chancellor Schmidt.

January 4-6, 1978
France
Paris, Normandy, Bayeux, Versailles
Met with President Giscard d'Estaing and Prime Minister Barre.

January 6, 1978
Belgium
Brussels
Met with King Baudouin and Prime Minister Tindemans; attended meetings of the Commission of the European Communities and the North Atlantic Council.

March 28-29, 1978
Venezuela
Caracas
Met with President Perez, addressed Congress, and signed maritime boundary agreement.

March 29-31, 1978
Brazil
Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro
Official visit; met with President Geisel and addressed Brazilian Congress.

March31-April 3, 1978
Nigeria
Lagos
Met with President Obasanjo; first State visit of a U.S. President to sub-Saharan Africa.

April 3, 1978
Liberia
Monrovia
Met with President Tolbert.

June 16-17, 1978
Panama
Panama City
Invited by President Lakas and General Torrijos to sign protocol confirming exchange of documents ratifying Panama Canal treaties. Also met informally with Presidents Perez of Venezuela, Lopez Michelson of Colombia, Lopez Portillo of Mexico, Carazo of Costa Rica, and Prime Minister Manley of Jamaica.

July 14-15, 1978
Federal Republic of Germany
Bonn, Wiesbaden-Erbenheim Air Base, Frankfurt
State visit; met with President Scheel and Chancellor Schmidt. Addressed U.S. and German military personnel.

July 15, 1978
Germany
West Berlin
Spoke at the Airlift Memorial.

July 16-17, 1978
Federal Republic of Germany
Bonn
Attended Economic Summit Meeting of the Heads of State and Government of France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Canada, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom.

January 4-9, 1979
France
Guadeloupe
Met informally with President Giscard d'Estaing, German Chancellor Schmidt, and British Prime Minister Callaghan.

February 14-16, 1979
Mexico
Mexico, D.F.
State visit; met with President Lopez Portillo and addressed the Mexican Congress.

March 7-10, 1979
Egypt
Cairo, Alexandria, Giza
State visit; met with President Sadat and addressed People's Assembly.

March 10-13, 1979
Israel
Tel Aviv, Jerusalem
State visit; met with President Navon and Prime Minister Begin. Addressed the Knesset.

March 13, 1979
Egypt
Cairo
Met with President Sadat.

June 14-18, 1979
Austria
Vienna
State visit; met with President Kirchschlaeger and Chancellor Kreisky. Met with Soviet General Secretary Brezhnev to sign SALT I Treaty June 16-18.

June 25-29, 1979
Japan
Tokyo, Shimoda
State visit; met with Emperor Hirohito and Prime Minister Ohira. Attended Economic Summit Meeting June 28-29 of the Heads of State and Government of Canada, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom.

June 29-July 1, 1979
Korea
Seoul
State visit; met with President Park and Prime Minister Choi.

June 19-24, 1980
Italy
Rome, Venice
State visit; met with President Pertini. Attended Economic Summit Conference June 21-24 of the Heads of State and Government of Canada, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom.

June 21, 1980
Vatican City
Audience with Pope John Paul II.

June 24-25, 1980
Yugoslavia
Belgrade
Official visit; met with President Mijatovic.

June 25-26, 1980
Spain
Madrid
Official visit; met with King Juan Carlos I and Prime Minister Suarez.

June 26, 1980
Portugal
Lisbon
Official visit; met with President Eanes and Prime Minister Sa Carneiro.

July 9-10, 1980
Japan
Tokyo
Official visit; attended memorial services for former Prime Minister Ohira; met with Emperor Hirohito, President Ziaur Rahman of Bangladesh, Prime Minister Fraser of Australia, Prime Minister Prem of Thailand, and Premier Hua Guofeng of China.


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