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George Bush

January 20, 1989-January 20, 1993

February 10, 1989
Canada
Ottawa
Working visit; met with Prime Minister Mulroney.

February 23-25, 1989
Japan
Tokyo
Attended the funeral of Emperor Hirohito. Met with Emperor Akihito of Japan; the Kings of Belgium, Jordan, and Spain; the Presidents of Brazil, Egypt, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Israel, Italy, Nigeria, the Philippines, Portugal, and Zaire; and the Prime Ministers of Japan, Pakistan, Singapore, Thailand, and Turkey.

February 25-27, 1989
People's Republic of China
Beijing
Met with President Yang and Prime Minister Li. Also met with Prince Sihanouk of Cambodia.

February 27, 1989
Korea
Seoul
Official visit; addressed the National Assembly.

May 26-28, 1989
Italy
Rome, Nettuno
Met with President Cossiga and Prime Minister De Mita.

May 27, 1989
Vatican City
Audience with Pope John Paul II.

May 28-30, 1989
Belgium
Brussels
Attended NATO Summit Meeting. Present were the Heads of State and Government of Canada, Denmark, France, Federal Republic of Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.

May 30-31, 1989
Federal Republic of Germany
Bonn, Mainz
Met with Chancellor Kohl.

May 31-June 2, 1989
United Kingdom
London
Met with Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Thatcher.

July 9-11, 1989
Poland
Warsaw, Gdansk
Met with government and Solidarity leaders. Addressed the National Assembly on July 10.

July 11-13, 1989
Hungary
Budapest
Met with Hungarian officials and delivered an address at Karl Marx University.

July 13-17, 1989
France
Paris
Attended Economic Summit Meeting of the Heads of State and Government of Canada, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. Also attended ceremonies for the Bicentennial of the French Revolution, and met with Ivorian President Houphouet-Boigny.

July 17-18, 1989
The Netherlands
The Hague, Leiden
Met with Queen Beatrix and Prime Minister Lubbers and delivered a public address.

October 27-28, 1989
Costa Rica
San Jose
Attended Hemispheric Summit Meeting.

December 1-3, 1989
Malta
Valletta and Marsaxlokk Bay
Attended Summit Meeting (December 2-3) with Soviet Chairman Gorbachev. Met also with Maltese Prime Minister Fenech Adami.

December 3-4, 1989
Belgium
Brussels
Briefed NATO Heads of State and Government on the U.S.-Soviet Summit Meeting.

December 16, 1989
France
St. Martin Island (French West Indies)
Informal meeting with President Mitterrand.

 February 15, 1990
Colombia
Cartagena
Attended Summit Meeting on the control of illicit drug trafficking, with the Presidents of Colombia, Bolivia, and Peru.

April 10, 1990
Canada
Toronto
Informal meeting with Prime Minister Mulroney.

April 13-14, 1990
United Kingdom
Bermuda
Informal meeting with Prime Minister Thatcher.

July 5-6, 1990
United Kingdom
London
Attended NATO Summit Meeting.

September 8-9, 1990
Finland
Helsinki
Summit Meeting with Soviet President Gorbachev. Issued joint statement on the Persian Gulf crisis. Also met with President Koivisto.

November 17, 1990
Czechoslovakia
Prague
Attended ceremonies commemorating the first anniversary of the "Velvet Revolution." Addressed the Federal Assembly.

November 18, 1990
Germany
Speyer, Ludwigshafen
Met with Chancellor Kohl.

November 18-21, 1990
France
Paris
Attended CSCE Summit Meeting and the signing of the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe.

November 21-22, 1990
Saudi Arabia
Jeddah, Dhahran
Met with King Fahd and the Amir of Kuwait. Addressed U.S. and British military personnel in eastern Saudi Arabia.

November 22-23, 1990
Egypt
Cairo
Discussed the Persian Gulf crisis with President Mubarak.

November 23, 1990
Switzerland
Geneva
Discussed the Persian Gulf crisis with Syrian President Assad.

November 26-27, 1990
Mexico
Monterrey, Agualeguas
State Visit.

December 3-4, 1990
Brazil
Brasilia
Met with President Collor de Mello and addressed a Joint Session of the Brazilian Congress.

December 4-5, 1990
Uruguay
Montevideo
Met with President Lacalle and addressed a Joint Session of the Uruguayan Congress.

December 5-6, 1990
Argentina
Buenos Aires
Met with President Menem and addressed a Joint Session of the Argentinean Congress.

December 6-7, 1990
Chile
Santiago
Met with President Aylwin and addressed a Joint Session of the Chilean Congress.

December 7-8, 1990
Venezuela
Caracas
Met with President Perez.

March 13-14, 1991
Canada
Ottawa
Met with Prime Minister Mulroney and signed an Air Quality Agreement.

March 14, 1991
France (West Indies)
Martinique
Discussed the Middle East peace process with President Mitterrand.

March 14-16, 1991
United Kingdom
Bermuda
Discussed the Middle East peace process with Prime Minister Major.

July 9, 1991
Canada
Toronto
Informal meeting with Prime Minister Mulroney.

July 14, 1991
France
Rambouillet
Discussed further sanctions against Iraq with President Mitterrand.

July 14-18, 1991
United Kingdom
London
Attended Economic Summit Meeting with the Heads of State and Government of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. Also met with Soviet

July 18-20, 1991
Greece
Athens, Souda Bay
Met with Prime Minister Mitsotakis; addressed U.S. and Greek military personnel.

July 20-22, 1991
Turkey
Ankara, Istanbul
Met with President Ozal.

July 29-August 1, 1991
U.S.S.R.
Moscow, Kiev
Attended U.S.-Soviet Summit Meeting. Signed Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty. Addressed the Ukrainian Parliament.

October 29-30, 1991
Spain
Madrid
Met with Prime Minister Gonzalez, Soviet President Gorbachev and attended the opening session of the Middle East Peace Conference.

November 6-8, 1991
Italy
Rome
Attended NATO Summit Meeting.

November 8, 1991
Vatican City
Audience with Pope John Paul II.

November 8-9, 1991
Netherlands
The Hague
Attended European Community Summit Meeting.

December 31, 1991- January 3, 1992
Australia
Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne
Met with Prime Minister Keating and senior Australian officials; addressed the Australian Parliament.

January 3-5, 1992
Singapore
Singapore
Met with President Wee and Prime Minister Goh; attended a meeting of the ASEAN Business Council.

January 5-7, 1992
Korea
Seoul
Met with President Roh and senior Korean officials, signed a science and technology agreement, addressed the Korean National Assembly, and visited U.S. military personnel.

January 7-10, 1992
Japan
Kyoto, Kashihara, Tokyo
Met with Emperor Akihito, Prime Minister Miyazawa, and senior Japanese officials.

June 11, 1992
Panama
Panama City
Met with President Endara and delivered public addresses.

June 12-13, 1992
Brazil
Rio de Janeiro
Attended the Earth Summit Meeting.

July 5, 1992
Poland
Warsaw
Met with President Walesa and attended a memorial service for former Prime Minister Paderewski.

July 5-8, 1992
Germany
Munich
Attended an Economic Summit Meeting with the Heads of State and Government of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. Also met with Russian President Yeltsin.

July 8-10, 1992
Finland
Helsinki
Attended a CSCE Summit Meeting.

December 31, 1992
Saudi Arabia
Riyadh
Met with King Fahd

December 31, 1992-January 2, 1993
Somalia
Mogadishu, Baidoa, Baledogle
Visited international relief workers and U.S. military personnel.

January 2-3, 1993
Russia
Moscow
Signed START II Treaty.

January 3, 1993
France
Paris
Discussed the Bosnian crisis with President Mitterrand.


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