Travels of Secretary of State Henry A. (Heinz Alfred) Kissinger

Country Locale Remarks Date
U.S.S.R. Moscow Met with General Secretary Brezhnev to discuss the Middle East war. October 20-​22, 1973
Israel Tel Aviv Met with Prime Minister Meir to discuss the Middle East war October 22, 1973
United Kingdom London Met with Foreign Secretary Douglas-Hume. October 22, 1973
Morocco Rabat Met with King Hassan II and senior Moroccan officials. November 5-​6, 1973
Tunisia Tunis Stopped en route to Egypt. November 6, 1973
Egypt Cairo Met with President Sadat; announced agreement to resume diplomatic relations. November 6-​7, 1973
Jordan Amman Met with King Hussein and senior Jordanian officials. November 8, 1973
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Met with King Faisal and senior Saudi officials. November 8-​9, 1973
Iran Tehran Met with Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi. November 9, 1973
Pakistan Islamabad Met with Prime Minister Bhutto and senior Pakistani officials. November 10, 1973
China Peking Met with Chairman Mao Tse-tung, Premier Chou En-lai, and senior Chinese officials. November 10-​14, 1973
Japan Tokyo Chiefs of Mission to Asian countries. November 14-​16, 1973
Korea, Republic of Seoul Met with Premier Kim. November 16, 1973
Belgium Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. December 8-​11, 1973
United Kingdom London Attended a Chiefs of Mission conference. December 12, 1973
Algeria Algiers Met with President Boumediene and Foreign Affairs Minister Bouteflika. December 13, 1973
Egypt Cairo Met with President Sadat to discuss Middle East peace negotiations. December 14, 1973
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Met with King Faisal to discuss the Middle East peace process. December 14, 1973
Syria Damascus Met with President Assad to discuss the Middle East peace process. December 15, 1973
Jordan Amman, Rayak Met with King Hussein to discuss the Middle East peace process. December 15, 1973
Lebanon Beirut Met with President Frangieh and Premier Solh. December 16-​17, 1973
Israel Jerusalem, Tel Aviv Met with Prime Minister Meir to discuss the Middle East peace process. December 17, 1973
Portugal Lisbon Official visit. Discussed bilateral relations with senior officials. December 17-​18, 1973
Spain Madrid Official visit. Discussed bilateral relations with senior officials. December 18-​19, 1973
France Paris Discussed the Vietnam situation with North Vietnamese negotiator Tho. December 19-​20, 1973
Switzerland Geneva Attended opening session of Middle East Peace Conference. December 20-​22, 1973
Spain Madrid Met with Foreign Minister Cortona while en route to Egypt. January 11, 1974
Egypt Aswan, Luxor Negotiations leading to Egyptian-Israeli ("Kilometer 101") disengagement agreement. Was in Egypt January 11-12, 13-14, 16, and 18. January 11-​18, 1974
Israel Tel Aviv, Jerusalem Negotiations leading to the Egyptian-Israeli ("Kilometer 101") disengagement agreement. Was in Israel January 12-13, 14-15, 16-17. January 12-​17, 1974
Jordan Aqaba Egyptian-Israeli disengagement agreement. January 19-​20, 1974
Syria Damascus Briefed President Assad on the Egyptian-Israeli disengagement agreement. January 20, 1974
Israel Tel Aviv, Jerusalem Presented the Syrian position on military disengagement. January 20, 1974
Panama Panama City Signed a statement of principles for negotiation of a new Panama Canal treaty. February 7, 1974
Mexico Mexico, D.F. Attended the Tlatelolco Conference of Latin American Foreign Ministers. February 20-​24, 1974
United Kingdom London Met with Prime Minister Heath and Foreign Secretary Douglas-Home en route to the Middle East. February 25, 1974
Syria Damascus Met with President Assad. February 26, 1974
Israel Jerusalem Met with Prime Minister Meir. February 27-​28, 1974
Egypt Cairo Announced re-establishment of diplomatic relations. February 28, 1974
Syria Damascus Presented an Israeli proposal for military disengagement to President Assad. March 1-​2, 1974
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Briefed King Faisal on the Syrian-Israeli peace process. March 2, 1974
Jordan Amman Briefed King Hussein on the Syrian-Israeli peace process. March 2, 1974
Germany, Federal Republic of Bonn Met with Chancellor Brandt and Foreign Minister Scheel. March 3, 1974
Belgium Brussels Briefed NATO and EEC officials on the Middle East peace process. March 4, 1974
Germany, Federal Republic of Bonn Met with Chancellor Brandt and Foreign Minister Scheel. March 24, 1974
U.S.S.R. Moscow Discussed preparations for the Moscow Summit. March 24-​28, 1974
United Kingdom London Met with Prime Minister Wilson and Foreign Minister Callaghan. March 28, 1974
Mexico Acapulco, Mexico, D.F. Honeymoon. Also met with senior Mexican officials. March 30-​April 9, 1974
Switzerland Geneva Met with Soviet Foreign Minister Gromyko to discuss bilateral relations. April 28-​29, 1974
Algeria Algiers Met with President Boumediene en route to the Middle East. April 29-​30, 1974
Egypt Alexandria Discussed economic aid and the peace process with President Sadat. April 30-​May 1, 1974
Israel Tel Aviv Discussed the peace process with Foreign Minister Eban. May 2-​3, 1974
Syria Damascus Shuttle negotiations leading to an Israeli-Syrian disengagement agreement. Kissinger was in Damascus May 3-4, 12, 14, 16-17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, and 29. May 3-​29, 1974
Israel Jerusalem Shuttle negotiations leading to an Israeli-Syrian disengagement agreement. Kissinger was in Jerusalem May 4-5, 6-7, 7-8, 8-9, 10-12, 12-14, 14-16, 17-18, 18-20, 21-22, 22-23, 23-25, 25-26, 27-28, and 29-30. May 4-​31, 1974
Jordan Amman Briefed King Hussein and Prime Minister Rifai on the Israeli-Syrian negotiations. May 5-​6, 1974
Cyprus Nicosia Met with Soviet Foreign Minister Gromyko to discuss Soviet-American relations and the Middle East situation. May 7, 1974
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Briefed King Faisal and Foreign Minister Saqqaf on the Israeli-Syrian negotiations. May 9, 1974
Egypt Cairo Briefed President Sadat on Israeli-Syrian negotiations. Also visited Cairo May 30. May 9-​10, 1974
Austria Salzburg Accompanied President Nixon. June 10-​11, 1974
Germany, Federal Republic of Bad Reichenhall Met with Foreign Minister Genscher. June 11, 1974
Egypt Cairo, Alexandria Accompanied President Nixon. June 12-​14, 1974
Saudi Arabia Jidda Accompanied President Nixon. June 14-​15, 1974
Syria Damascus Accompanied President Nixon. June 15-​16, 1974
Israel Tel Aviv, Jerusalem Accompanied President Nixon. June 16-​17, 1974
Canada Ottawa Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. June 17-​19, 1974
Belgium Brussels Accompanied President Nixon to a meeting of NATO Heads of Government. June 25-​26, 1974
U.S.S.R. Moscow, Simferopol, Minsk Accompanied President Nixon on an official visit. June 27-​July 3, 1974
Belgium Brussels Briefed NATO officials on the U.S.-Soviet summit. July 3-​4, 1974
France Paris Briefed President Giscard d'Estaing and Foreign Minister Sauvagnargues on the U.S.-Soviet summit. July 4-​5, 1974
Italy Rome Briefed Prime Minister Rumor on the U.S.-Soviet summit. July 5-​6, 1974
Vatican City Audience with Pope Paul VI. July 6, 1974
Germany, Federal Republic of Dusseldorf, Munich Briefed Foreign Minister Federal Genscher on the U.S.-Soviet summit. July 6-​8, 1974
United Kingdom London summit. July 8-​9, 1974
Spain Madrid Signed a Joint Declaration of Principles on security cooperation. July 9, 1974
Egypt Cairo Reviewed the Middle East peace process with President Sadat and Foreign Minister Fahmy. October 9-​10, 1974
Syria Damascus Reviewed the Middle East peace process with President Assad. October 11, 1974
Jordan Amman, Aqaba Reviewed the Middle East peace process with King Hussein and Prime Minister Rifai. October 11-​12, 1974
Israel Tel Aviv Reviewed the Middle East peace process with Prime Minister Rabin and Foreign Minister Allon. October 12-​13, 1974
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Reviewed the Middle East peace process with King Faisal and Foreign Minister Saqqaf. October 13, 1974
Egypt Cairo Reviewed the Middle East peace process with President Sadat. October 14, 1974
Syria Damascus Reviewed the Middle East peace process with President Assad. October 14, 1974
Algeria Algiers Reviewed the Middle East peace process with President Boumediene. October 14-​15, 1974
Morocco Rabat Reviewed bilateral relations and the Middle East peace process with King Hassan II. October 15, 1974
Mexico Nogales, Magdalena de Kino Accompanied President Ford to a meeting with President Echeverria. October 21, 1974
Denmark Copenhagen Stopped en route to Moscow. October 23, 1974
U.S.S.R. Moscow Met with General Secretary Brezhnev, Foreign Minister Gromyko, and other Soviet officials. October 23-​27, 1974
India New Delhi Official visit. Signed an agreement establishing a U.S.-Indian Joint Commission. October 27-​30, 1974
Bangladesh Dhaka Met with Prime Minister Rahman and Foreign Minister Hossain. October 30-​31, 1974
Pakistan Rawalpindi Met with Prime Minister Bhutto. October 31-​November 1, 1974
Afghanistan Kabul Official visit. Met with Prime Minister Daoud and senior Afghan officials. November 1, 1974
Iran Tehran Met with Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi and senior Iranian officials. Established U.S.-Iran Joint Commission. November 1-​3, 1974
Romania Bucharest Official visit. Met with President Ceausescu and Foreign Minister Mancovescu. November 3-​4, 1974
Yugoslavia Belgrade Official visit. Met with President Tito and senior Yugoslav officials. November 4, 1974
Italy Rome Met with President Leone and Foreign Minister Moro. Addressed the World Food Conference November 5. November 4-​5, 1974
Egypt Cairo Discussed the Middle East peace process with President Sadat and Foreign Minister Fahmy. November 5-​6, 1974
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Discussed the Middle East peace process with King Faisal and Foreign Minister Saqqaf. November 6, 1974
Jordan Amman Discussed the Middle East peace process with King Hussein and Prime Minister Rifai. November 6-​7, 1974
Syria Damascus Discussed the Middle East peace process with President Assad. November 7, 1974
Israel Jerusalem Discussed the Middle East peace process with Prime Minister Rabin and Foreign Minister Allon. November 7-​8, 1974
Tunisia Tunis Discussed the Middle East peace process with President Bourguiba and Foreign Minister Chatti. November 8-​9, 1974
Japan Tokyo Accompanied President Ford on a State visit. November 18-​22, 1974
Korea, Republic of Seoul Accompanied President Ford. November 22-​23, 1974
U.S.S.R. Vladivostok Accompanied President Ford to a discussion on strategic arms limitations with General Secretary Brezhnev. November 23-​24, 1974
Japan Tokyo Met with Foreign Minister Kimura. November 25, 1974
China Peking, Soochow Met with Foreign Minister Chiao. November 25-​29, 1974
Belgium Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. December 12-​13, 1974
France Martinique Joined President Ford for a meeting with French President Giscard d'Estaing. December 14-​16, 1974
Israel Jerusalem Official visit. Discussed prospects for a second Egyptian-Israeli disengagement agreement. February 10-​12, 1975
Egypt Cairo February 12-​13, 1975
Syria Damascus Briefed President Assad on the Middle East peace process. February 13, 1975
Israel Tel Aviv, Jerusalem Discussed prospects for a second Egyptian-Israeli disengagement agreement. February 13-​14, 1975
Jordan Aqaba Briefed King Hussein and Prime Minister Rifai on the Middle East peace process. February 14, 1975
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Briefed King Faisal on the Middle East peace process. February 15, 1975
Germany, Federal Republic of Bonn Met with Foreign Minister Genscher. February 15-​16, 1975
Switzerland Geneva Met with Soviet Foreign Minister Gromyko. February 16-​17, 1975
United Kingdom London Met with Foreign Secretary Callaghan. February 18, 1975
Switzerland Zurich Met with Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi of Iran. February 18, 1975
France Paris Met with Foreign Minister Sauvagnargues. February 18-​19, 1975
United Kingdom Cardiff Attended a banquet in honor of Foreign Secretary Callaghan. March 6, 1975
Belgium Brussels Discussed the Cyprus question with Greek Foreign Minister Bitsios. March 7, 1975
Egypt Aswan Discussed a further Egyptian-Israeli disengagement. Discussions continued in Aswan March 9, 12-14, and 17-18. March 8-​18, 1975
Syria Damascus Reviewed Middle East peace process with President Assad. March 9, 1975
Israel Tel Aviv, Jerusalem Egyptian-Israeli disengagement. Discussions continued in Jerusalem March 9-10, 12, 14, 16-17, 18, and 20-23. March 9-​23, 1975
Turkey Ankara Met with Prime Minister Ecevit and senior Turkish officials. March 10-​11, 1975
Syria Damascus Briefed President Assad on the Egyptian-Israeli peace process. March 15, 1975
Jordan Amman Briefed King Hussein on the Middle East peace process. March 15-​16, 1975
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Met with King Faisal to review the Middle East peace process and bilateral relations. March 19, 1975
Austria Vienna Met with Soviet Foreign Minister Gromyko regarding the Middle East. May 18-​20, 1975
Germany, Federal Republic of Bonn Met with Chancellor Schmidt and Foreign Minister Genscher. May 20-​21, 1975
Germany West Berlin Met with City officials. Addressed the Berlin House of Representatives. May 21, 1975
Turkey Ankara Attended CENTO Ministerial Meeting. May 21-​23, 1975
France Paris Attended the IEA and OECD Ministerial Meetings. May 26-​28, 1975
Belgium Brussels Accompanied President Ford to NATO Summit Meeting. May 28-​31, 1975
Spain Madrid Accompanied President Ford. May 31-​June 1, 1975
Austria Salzburg Accompanied President Ford and met with Egyptian President Sadat. June 1-​3, 1975
Italy Rome Accompanied President Ford. June 3, 1975
Vatican City Accompanied President Ford. June 3, 1975
France Paris Met with President Giscard d'Estaing and Foreign Minister Sauvagnargues. July 9-​10, 1975
Switzerland Geneva Met with Soviet Foreign Minister Gromyko. July 10-​11, 1975
Germany, Federal Republic of Bonn Met with West German officials and with Israeli Prime Minister Rabin. July 11-​12, 1975
United Kingdom London Met with Foreign Secretary Callaghan. July 12, 1975
Germany, Federal Republic of Bonn Accompanied President Ford. July 26-​28, 1975
Poland Warsaw Accompanied President Ford on an official visit. July 28-​29, 1975
Finland Helsinki Accompanied President Ford to the signing ceremony for the Final Act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe. July 30-​August 1, 1975
Romania Bucharest, Sinaia Accompanied President Ford on an official visit. August 2-​3, 1975
Yugoslavia Belgrade Accompanied President Ford on an official visit. August 3-​4, 1975
Canada Montreal Addressed American Bar Association on international law. August 11, 1975
Israel Jerusalem Negotiated a second Egyptian-Israeli disengagement agreement. August 21-​31, 1975
Egypt Alexandria Negotiated a second Egyptian-Israeli disengagement agreement. Negotiations continued in Alexandria August 23, 25, 28, and 31. August 22-​31, 1975
Syria Damascus Briefed President Assad on the Middle East peace process. August 23, 1975
Israel Jerusalem Attended the signing of a second Egyptian-Israeli disengagement agreement. September 1, 1975
Saudi Arabia Taif Briefed King Khalid on the Middle East peace process. September 2, 1975
Jordan Amman Briefed King Hussein and Prime Minister Rifai on the Middle East peace process. September 2, 1975
Syria Damascus Briefed President Assad on the Middle East peace process. September 3, 1975
Canada Ottawa Met with Secretary for External Affairs MacEachen. October 14-​15, 1975
Japan Tokyo Stopped en route to China. October 18-​19, 1975
China Peking Met with Chairman Mao and Foreign Minister Chiao. October 19-​23, 1975
Japan Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Miki and Foreign Minister Miyazawa. October 23, 1975
France Rambouillet Accompanied President Ford to the first Economic Summit Meeting of the Heads of State and Government of France, West Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, and Japan. November 15-​17, 1975
China Peking Accompanied President Ford on an official visit. December 1-​5, 1975
Indonesia Djakarta Accompanied President Ford on an official visit. December 5-​6, 1975
Philippines Manila Accompanied President Ford on an official visit. December 6-​7, 1975
Japan Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Miki and Foreign Minister Miyazawa. December 8, 1975
Belgium Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. December 11-​12, 1975
Germany, Federal Republic of Fuerth Received the city's Gold Medal for Distinguished Native Citizens. December 13-​15, 1975
France Paris Attended the Conference on International Economic Cooperation. December 15-​17, 1975
Denmark Copenhagen Met with Prime Minister Jorgensen. January 19-​20, 1976
U.S.S.R. Moscow Discussed further limitations on strategic arms with General Secretary Brezhnev and Foreign Minister Gromyko. January 21-​23, 1976
Belgium Brussels Briefed NATO officials on U.S.-Soviet arms talks. January 23, 1976
Spain Madrid Signed Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation. January 24, 1976
Venezuela Caracas Met with President Perez and Foreign Minister Escovar Salom. February 16-​18, 1976
Peru Lima Met with President Morales Bermudez and Foreign Minister de la Flor. February 18-​19, 1976
Brazil Brasilia Met with Foreign Minister Silveira. Signed a Memorandum of Understanding. February 19-​21, 1976
Colombia Bogota Met with President Lopez Michelson and Foreign Minister Lievano Aguirre. February 22-​23, 1976
Costa Rica San Jose Met with President Oduber, Foreign Minister Facio, and with Central American Foreign Ministers. February 23-​24, 1976
Guatemala Guatemala City Discussed disaster relief assistance with President Laugerud Garcia and senior Guatemalan officials. February 24, 1976
United Kingdom Waddington Met with Foreign Secretary Crosland. April 23, 1976
Kenya Nairobi Met with President Kenyatta and Foreign Affairs Minister Waiyaki. April 24-​25, 1976
Tanzania Dar es Salaam Met with President Nyerere and Foreign Minister Kaduma. April 25-​26, 1976
Zambia Lusaka Met with President Kaunda and Foreign Minister Banda. April 26, 1976
Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire) Kinshasa Met with President Mobutu and Commissioner Nguza. April 27-​29, 1976
Liberia Monrovia Met with President Tolbert. April 30-​May 1, 1976
Senegal Dakar Met with President Senghor and Foreign Affairs Minister Seck. May 2, 1976
Kenya Nairobi Attended an UNCTAD Conference. May 3-​6, 1976
France Paris Met with President Giscard d'Estaing and with President Houphouet-Boigny of the Ivory Coast. May 7, 1976
Norway Oslo Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. May 20-​22, 1976
Germany, Federal Republic of Bonn Met with Chancellor Schmidt and Foreign Minister Genscher. May 23, 1976
Sweden Stockholm Met with Prime Minister Palme and Foreign Minister Andersson. May 23-​25, 1976
Luxembourg Luxembourg Met with Prime Minister Thorn. May 25, 1976
United Kingdom London Attended CENTO Council of Ministers meeting. May 25-​27, 1976
Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Met with President Balaguer and senior Dominican officials. June 6, 1976
Bolivia Santa Cruz Met with President Banzer and Foreign Affairs Minister Adriazola. June 6-​7, 1976
Chile Santiago Attended OAS General Assembly Meeting. June 7-​9, 1976
Mexico Mexico, D.F. Met with President Echeverria and senior Mexican officials. June 10-​13, 1976
France Paris Attended an OECD Meeting. June 20-​22, 1976
Germany, Federal Republic of Bodenmais, Grafenau Met with Foreign Minister Genscher and South African Prime Minister Vorster. June 23-​24, 1976
United Kingdom London Met with Prime Minister Callaghan and Foreign Secretary Crosland. June 24-​25, 1976
United Kingdom London Met with Prime Minister Callaghan and Foreign Secretary Crosland. August 4, 1976
Iran Tehran Attended a meeting of the U.S.-Iran Joint Commission. August 6-​7, 1976
Afghanistan Kabul Official visit. Met with Prime Minister Daoud and senior Afghan officials. August 8, 1976
Pakistan Lahore Met with Prime Minister Bhutto. August 8-​9, 1976
France Deauville Vacation. August 9-​11, 1976
Netherlands The Hague Met with Foreign Minister van der Stoel. August 11, 1976
United Kingdom London Discussed Rhodesia and Namibia with Foreign Secretary Crosland. September 3-​4, 1976
Switzerland Zurich Met with South African Prime Minister Vorster. September 4-​7, 1976
France Paris Discussed southern African issues with President Giscard d'Estaing and senior French officials. September 7, 1976
Germany, Federal Republic of Hamburg Met with Chancellor Schmidt and Foreign Minister Genscher. September 7, 1976
Tanzania Dar es Salaam Discussed Rhodesia and Namibia with President Nyerere. September 14-​15, 1976
Zambia Lusaka Discussed Rhodesia and Namibia with President Kaunda. September 15-​17, 1976
South Africa Pretoria Discussed Rhodesia and Namibia with Prime Minister Vorster. Met with a Rhodesian delegation. September 17-​20, 1976
Tanzania Dar es Salaam Briefed President Nyerere on meetings with Rhodesian leaders. September 21, 1976
Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire) Kinshasa Discussed regional and bilateral issues with President Mobutu. September 21-​22, 1976
Kenya Nairobi Discussed Rhodesia and Namibia with President Kenyatta and Acting Foreign Minister Osogo. September 22-​23, 1976
United Kingdom London Discussed Rhodesia and Namibia with Foreign Secretary Crosland. September 23-​24, 1976
Mexico Mexico, D.F. Attended the inauguration of President Lopez Portillo. November 29-​December 2, 1976
Belgium Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. December 7-​10, 1976
United Kingdom London Discussed Rhodesia with Foreign Secretary Crosland. December 10-​12, 1976