Travels of President Gerald R. Ford

Country Locale Remarks Date
Mexico Nogales, Magdalena de Kino Met with President Echeverria and laid a wreath at the tomb of Padre Eusebio Kino. October 21, 1974
Japan Tokyo, Kyoto State visit; met with Prime Minister Tanalca. November 18-​22, 1974
Korea, Republic of Seoul Met with President Park. November 22-​23, 1974
U.S.S.R. Vladivostok Met with General Secretary Brezhnev and discussed limitations of strategic arms. November 23-​24, 1974
France Martinique Met with President Giscard d'Estaing. December 14-​16, 1974
Belgium Brussels Attended NATO summit meeting, addressed the North Atlantic Council, and met separately with NATO Heads of State and Government. May 28-​31, 1975
Spain Madrid Met with Generalissimo Franco. Received keys to city from Mayor of Madrid. May 31-​June 1, 1975
Austria Salzburg Met with Chancellor Kreisky and with Egyptian President Sadat. June 1-​3, 1975
Italy Rome Met with President Leone and Prime Minister Moro. June 3, 1975
Vatican City Audience with Pope Paul VI. June 3, 1975
Germany, Federal Republic of Bonn, Linz Met with President Scheel and Chancellor Schmidt. July 26-​28, 1975
Poland Warsaw, Krakow Official visit; met with First Secretary Gierek. July 28-​29, 1975
Finland Helsinki Attended opening session of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe. Met with the Heads of State and Government of Finland, Great Britain, Turkey, West Germany, France, Italy, and Spain. Also met with Soviet General Secretary Brezhnev. Signed the Final Act of the Conference on August 1. July 29-​August 2, 1975
Romania Bucharest, Sinaia Official visit; met with President Ceausescu. August 2-​3, 1975
Yugoslavia Belgrade Official visit; met with President Tito and Prime Minister Bijedic. August 3-​4, 1975
France Rambouillet Attended Economic Summit meeting of the Heads of State and Government of France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. November 15-​17, 1975
China, People’s Republic of Peking Official visit; met with Chairman Mao Tse-tung and Vice Premier Teng Hsiao-ping December 1-​5, 1975
Indonesia Jakarta Official visit; met with President Suharto. December 5-​4, 1975
Philippines Manila Official visit; met with President Marcos. December 6-​7, 1975