Travels of President Jimmy Carter

Country Locale Remarks Date
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 5-​10, 1977
Switzerland Geneva Official visit; met with President Furgler. Also met with Syrian President Assad. May 9, 1977
Poland Warsaw Official visit; met with First Secretary Gierek. December 29-​31, 1977
Iran Tehran Official visit; met with Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi and King Hussein of Jordan. December 31, 1977-​January 1, 1978
India New Delhi, Daulatpur-Nasirabad Met with President Reddy and Prime Minister Desai. Addressed Parliament. January 1-​3, 1978
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Met with King Khalid and Crown Prince Fahd. January 3-​4, 1978
Egypt Aswan Met with President Sadat and German Chancellor Schmidt. January 4, 1978
France Paris, Normandy, Bayeux, Versailles Met with President Giscard d'Estaing and Prime Minister Barre. January 4-​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. January 6, 1978
Venezuela Caracas Met with President Perez, addressed Congress, and signed maritime boundary agreement. March 28-​29, 1978
Brazil Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro Official visit; met with President Geisel and addressed Brazilian Congress. March 29-​31, 1978
Nigeria Lagos Met with President Obasanjo; first State visit of a U.S. President to sub-Saharan Africa. March 31-​April 3, 1978
Liberia Monrovia Met with President Tolbert. April 3, 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. June 16-​17, 1978
Germany, Federal Republic of Bonn, Wiesbaden-Erbenheim Air Base, Frankfurt State visit; met with President Scheel and Chancellor Schmidt. Addressed U.S. and German military personnel. July 14-​15, 1978
Germany West Berlin Spoke at the Airlift Memorial. July 15, 1978
Germany, Federal Republic of 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. July 16-​17, 1978
France Guadeloupe Met informally with President Giscard d'Estaing, German Chancellor Schmidt, and British Prime Minister Callaghan. January 4-​9, 1979
Mexico Mexico, D.F. State visit; met with President Lopez Portillo and addressed the Mexican Congress. February 14-​16, 1979
Egypt Cairo, Alexandria, Giza State visit; met with President Sadat and addressed People's Assembly. March 7-​10, 1979
Israel Tel Aviv, Jerusalem State visit; met with President Navon and Prime Minister Begin. Addressed the Knesset. March 10-​13, 1979
Egypt Cairo Met with President Sadat. March 13, 1979
Austria Vienna State visit; met with President Kirchschlaeger and Chancellor Kreisky. Met with Soviet General Secretary Brezhnev to sign SALT II Treaty June 16-18. June 14-​18, 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 24-​29, 1979
Korea, Republic of Seoul State visit; met with President Park and Prime Minister Choi. June 29-​July 1, 1979
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 19-​24, 1980
Vatican City Audience with Pope John Paul II. June 21, 1980
Yugoslavia Belgrade Official visit; met with President Mijatovic. June 24-​25, 1980
Spain Madrid Official visit; met with King Juan Carlos I and Prime Minister Suarez. June 25-​26, 1980
Portugal Lisbon Official visit; met with President Eanes and Prime Minister Sa Carneiro. June 26, 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. July 9-​10, 1980