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Barack Obama

Country Locale Remarks Date
Canada Ottawa Met with Prime Minister Harper. February 19, 2009
United Kingdom London Met with Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Brown. Attended the G-20 Economic Summit Meeting. March 31–April 3, 2009
France Strasbourg Attended the NATO Summit Meeting. April 3–4, 2009
Germany Baden-Baden, Kehl Attended a working dinner for NATO leaders. April 3–4, 2009
Czech Republic Prague Attended U.S.-European Union Summit meeting. April 4–5, 2009
Turkey Ankara, Istanbul Met with President Gul and Prime Minister Erdogan; addressed the Grand National Assembly. April 5–7, 2009
Iraq Baghdad Met with President Talabani and U.S. military personnel. April 7, 2009
Mexico Mexico City Met with President Calderon. April 16–17, 2009
Trinidad and Tobago Port-of-Spain Attended the Summit of the Americas. April 17–19, 2009
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Met with King Abdullah June 3–4, 2009
Egypt Cairo Met with President Mubarak and delivered and address at Cairo University. June 4, 2009
Germany Dresden, Weimar, Landstuhl Met with Chancellor Merkel, visited the Buchenwald concentration camp and visited wounded U.S. military personnel. June 4–5, 2009
France Paris, Caen Met with President Sarkozy and dedicated the new visitor center at the U.S. Military Cemetery in Normandy. June 5–7, 2009
Russia Moscow Met with President Medvedev and Prime Minister Putin. July 6–8, 2009
Italy Rome, L’Aquila Attended the G-8 Summit Meeting. Also met with the leaders of Angola, Algeria, Australia, Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Mexico, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, and various international organizations. July 8–10, 2009
Vatican City Audience with Pope Benedict XVI. July 10, 2009
Ghana Accra, Cape Coast Met with President Mills and addressed Parliament. July 10–11, 2009
Mexico Guadalajara Attended the North American Leaders’ Summit. August 9–10, 2009
Denmark Copenhagen Addressed a session of the International Olympic Committee and met with Prime Minister Rasmussen. October 2, 2009
Japan Tokyo Met with Emperor Akihito and Prime Minister Hatoyama. November 13–14, 2009
Singapore Singapore Attended the APEC Leaders’ Meeting. November 14–15, 2009
China, People’s Republic of Shanghai, Beijing Met with President Hu, National People’s Congress Chairman Wu, and Premier Wen. Visited the Great Wall. November 15–18, 2009
Korea, Republic of Osan, Seoul Met with President Lee. November 18–19, 2009
Norway Oslo Met with King Harald V and Queen Sonja. Received the Nobel Peace Prize. December 10–11, 2009
Denmark Copenhagen Attended the UN Climate Change Conference. December 18, 2009
Afghanistan Kabul, Bagram Met with President Karzai and addressed U.S. military personnel. March 28, 2010
Czech Republic Prague Signed Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty with Russia. Also met with the Presidents of the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, and Romania; and with the Prime Ministers of Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia. April 8–9, 2010
Canada Muskoka, Toronto Attended the G-8 and G-20 Economic Summit Meetings. June 25–27, 2010
India Mumbai, New Delhi Attended U.S.-India Business and Entrepreneurship Summit in Mumbai. Met with Prime Minister Singh and President Patil. Addressed the Indian Parliament. November 6–9, 2010
Indonesia Jakarta Met with President Yudhoyono. November 9–10, 2010
Korea, Republic of Seoul Met with President Lee; attended the G-20 Summit Meeting. November 10–12, 2010
Japan Yokohama, Kamakura Attended the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation’s CEO Summit Meetings. November 12–14, 2010
Portugal Lisbon Attended the NATO and U.S.-European Union Summit Meetings. November 19–20, 2010
Afghanistan Bagram Met with the leaders of the U.S. military and diplomatic missions and visited U.S. military personnel. December 3, 2010
Brazil Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro Met with President Roussef. March 19–21, 2011
Chile Santiago Met with President Pinera. March 21–22, 2011
El Salvador San Salvador Met with President Funes. March 22–23, 2011
Ireland Dublin, Farmleigh, Moneygall Met with President McAleese and Prime Minister Kenny. Visited ancestral home. May 23, 2011
United Kingdom London Met with Queen Elizabeth II, Prime Minister Cameron, and Labour Party leader Miliband. May 23–26, 2011
France Deauville, Paris Attended the G-8 Economic Summit. May 26–27, 2011
Poland Warsaw Met with President Komorowski and Prime Minister Tusk. May 27–28, 2011
France Cannes Attended the G-20 Summit Meeting. November 3–4, 2011
Australia Canberra, Darwin Met with Prime Minister Gillard. Announced a new military cooperation agreement. November 16–17, 2011
Indonesia Bali Attended the ASEAN and East Asia Summit Meetings. November 17–20, 2011
Korea, Republic of Seoul Attended the Nuclear Security Summit. Met with President Lee Myung-bak and visited the Demilitarized Zone. March 25–27, 2012
Colombia Cartagena Attended the Summit of the Americas. April 13–15, 2012
Afghanistan Kabul Met with President Karzai and addressed U.S. military personnel. Signed a long-term strategic partnership agreement. May 1–2, 2012
Mexico Cabo San Lucas Attended the G-20 Economic Summit meeting. June 17–19, 2012
Thailand Bangkok Met with King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. November 18–19, 2012
Burma Rangoon Met with President Thein Sein, National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and representatives of Burmese civil society. November 19, 2012
Cambodia Phnom Penh Met with Prime Minister Hun Sen and a U.S.-ASEAN Leaders’ meeting, a Trans-Pacific Partnership meeting, and the East Asia Summit meeting. November 19, 2012
Israel Tel Aviv, Jerusalem Met with President Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. March 20–22, 2013
Palestinian Authority Ramallah, Al-Bireh, Bethlehem Met with President Mahmoud Abbas. March 21–22, 2013
Jordan Amman, Petra Met with King Abdullah II. March 22–24, 2013
Korea, Republic of Seoul Met with President Park Geun-hye, attended a wreath-laying ceremony at the National War Memorial, and visited U.S. military personnel. April 25–26, 2013
Mexico Mexico City Met with President Enrique Pena Nieto. May 2–3, 2013
Costa Rica San Jose Met with President Laura Chinchilla and leaders of the Central American Integration System. May 3–4, 2013
United Kingdom (Northern Ireland) Belfast, Enniskillen Attended the G-8 Economic Summit Meeting. June 16–18, 2013
Germany Berlin Met with President Joachim Gauck and Chancellor Angela Merkel. June 18–19, 2013
Senegal Dakar Met with President Macky Sall. June 26–28, 2013
South Africa Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town Met with President Jacob Zuma and with members of the Mandela family. Visited Robben Island. June 28–July 1, 2013
Tanzania Dar es Salaam Met with President Jakaya Kikwete. Laid a wreath at the memorial to the 1998 Embassy bombing. July 1–2, 2013
Senegal Dakar Stopped during return to Washington. July 2, 2013
Sweden Stockholm Met with King Carl XVI Gustaf and Prime Minister John Fredrik Reinfeldt. September 4–5, 2013
Mexico Toluca Attended the North American Leaders Summit. February 14, 2014
Netherlands The Hague, Amsterdam Attended the World Forum the Nuclear Security Summit, and a G-7 meeting on the Ukrainian crisis. Met with King Willem-Alexander and President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan. March 24–25, 2014
Belgium Waregem, Brussels Attended a wreath-laying ceremony at the Flanders Field American Cemetery. Attended a meeting of the Council of the European Union. March 25–26, 2014
Italy Rome Met with President Giorgio Napolitano and Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. Toured the Colosseum. March 26–28, 2014
Vatican City Audience with Pope Francis and a meeting with Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin. March 27, 2014
Saudi Arabia Riyadh, Rawdat Khurain Met with King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz al-Saud. March 28–29, 2014
Germany Ramstein AFB Visited wounded U.S. military personnel. March 29, 2014
Japan Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Emperor Akihito. Toured the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation. Toured the Meiji Jingu Shrine. April 22–25, 2014
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Met with Prime Minister Najib Razak, toured the National Mosque and the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Center. April 26–28, 2014
Philippines Manila, Taguig Met with President Benigno S. Aquino 3rd. Attended a wreath-laying ceremony at the American Manila Cemetery. April 28–29, 2014
Afghanistan Bagram Toured the Joint Operating Center and met with U.S. military personnel. May 25, 2014
Germany Ramstein AFB Stopped while returning to Washington. May 26, 2014
Poland Warsaw Met with Prime Minister Bronislaw Komarowski. Attended a Solidarity Dinner and a Freedom Day commemoration. June 3–4, 2014
Belgium Brussels Met with King Philippe and Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo. Attended meetings of the G-7 leaders. June 4–5, 2014
France Paris, Omaha Beach, Benouville, Ouistreham Met with President Francois Hollande. Attended ceremonies commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings. Discussed the Ukrainian situation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. June 5–6, 2014
Estonia Tallinn Met with President Toomas Ilves and Prime Minister Taavi Roivas. September 3, 2014
United Kingdom (Wales) Newport, Cardiff Attended a NATO Summit Meeting. Also visited Stonehenge. September 3–5, 2014
China, People’s Republic of Beijing Attended the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation CEO Summit Meeting and the Trans Pacific Partnership Leaders Meeting. November 10–12, 2014
Burma Nay Pyi Taw, Rangoon Attended a United States-Association of Southeast Asian Naations Summit Meeting. November 12–14, 2014
Australia Brisbane Attended a G-20 Summit Meeting. November 15–16, 2014
Germany Ramstein Air Force Base Stopped en route to India. January 24, 2015
India New Delhi Met with President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. January 24–27, 2015
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Met with King Salman bin Abdel Aziz al-Saud and senior officials. January 27, 2015
Germany Ramstein Air Force Base Stopped while returning to Washington. January 27, 2015
Jamaica Kingston Attended a CARICOM meeting. April 8–9, 2015
Panama Panama City Attended a Summit of the Americas meeting. April 9–11, 2015
Germany Munich, Krun, Elmau Attended the G-7 Summit Meeting. June 7–8, 2015
Germany Ramstein Air Force Base Stopped en route to Nairobi, Kenya. July 24, 2015
Kenya Nairobi Attended Global Entrepreneurship Summit and met with President Uhuru Kenyatta. Attended a State dinner. July 24–26, 2015
Ethiopia Addis Ababa Attended a meeting on South Sudan and Counterterrorism Issues and met with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn (State dinner). Addressed the African Union. July 26–28, 2015
Germany Ramstein Air Force Base Stopped en route from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. July 28, 2015
Turkey Antalya Attended the G-20 Economic Summit. November 15–16, 2015
Philippines Manila Attended the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Pacific Alliance, and APEC Summit Meetings. November 17–20, 2015
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Attended ASEAN Summit Meeting. November 20–22, 2015
France Paris Attended the UN Climate Change Conference. November 30–December 1, 2015