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Name Locale Remarks Date
Charles Evans Hughes Brussels, Malines Received honorary degrees from the Universities of Brussels and Louvain. July 31–August 2, 1924
James Francis Byrnes Antwerp, Brussels Disembarked en route to the Potsdam Conference. Left U.S. July 6. July 15, 1945
Dean Gooderham Acheson Brussels Attended NATO Council Meeting. December 18–20, 1950
John Foster Dulles Brussels Met with senior Belgian officials. February 7–8, 1953
Christian Archibald Herter Brussels Personal representative of the President at the wedding of King Baudouin. December 13–14, 1960
David Dean Rusk Brussels Met with Foreign Minister Spaak and officials of the European Economic Community. May 8–10, 1964
David Dean Rusk Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. June 3–8, 1966
David Dean Rusk Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. December 10–15, 1967
David Dean Rusk Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. November 12–16, 1968
William Pierce Rogers Brussels Accompanied President Nixon; attended the 23d meeting of the North Atlantic Council. February 23–24, 1969
William Pierce Rogers Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. Visited the Commission of the European Communities. December 2–5, 1969
William Pierce Rogers Brussels Addressed the Belgo-American Association. December 6, 1969
William Pierce Rogers Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. December 2–5, 1970
William Pierce Rogers Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. December 7–10, 1971
William Pierce Rogers Brussels Met with the Belgian and Dutch Foreign Ministers and with the President of the Commission of the European Community. May 4–5, 1972
William Pierce Rogers Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. December 5–8, 1972
Henry A Kissinger Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. December 8–11, 1973
Henry A Kissinger Brussels Briefed NATO and EEC officials on the Middle East peace process. March 4, 1974
Henry A Kissinger Brussels Accompanied President Nixon to a meeting of NATO Heads of Government. June 25–26, 1974
Henry A Kissinger Brussels Briefed NATO officials on the U.S.-Soviet summit. July 3–4, 1974
Henry A Kissinger Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. December 12–13, 1974
Henry A Kissinger Brussels Discussed the Cyprus question with Greek Foreign Minister Bitsios. March 7, 1975
Henry A Kissinger Brussels Accompanied President Ford to NATO Summit Meeting. May 28–31, 1975
Henry A Kissinger Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. December 11–12, 1975
Henry A Kissinger Brussels Briefed NATO officials on U.S.-Soviet arms talks. January 23, 1976
Henry A Kissinger Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. December 7–10, 1976
Cyrus Roberts Vance Brussels Attended a special session of the North Atlantic Council. March 26, 1977
Cyrus Roberts Vance Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. December 8–9, 1977
Cyrus Roberts Vance Brussels Met with the Egyptian and Israeli Foreign Ministers. December 23–24, 1978
Cyrus Roberts Vance Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting and a special meeting of NATO Foreign and Defense Ministers. December 12–14, 1979
Edmund Sixtus Muskie Brussels Attended NATO Defense Planning Committee meeting. May 13–15, 1980
Edmund Sixtus Muskie Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. December 10–12, 1980
Alexander Meigs Haig Brussels Stopped en route to U.S. from NATO meeting. May 5, 1981
Alexander Meigs Haig Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. December 9–13, 1981
Alexander Meigs Haig Brussels Attended a special NATO Ministerial meeting on the situation in Poland. January 10–12, 1982
George Pratt Shultz Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting and met with European Economic Community officials. December 8–11, 1982
George Pratt Shultz Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. December 7–9, 1983
George Pratt Shultz Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. December 12–15, 1984
George Pratt Shultz Brussels Addressed a special meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers. October 15, 1985
George Pratt Shultz Brussels Attended a special session of the North Atlantic Council. November 21, 1985
George Pratt Shultz Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting and a U.S.-European Community Ministerial Meeting. December 11–13, 1985
George Pratt Shultz Brussels Briefed NATO Foreign Ministers on the U.S.-Soviet pre-summit meeting. October 13, 1986
George Pratt Shultz Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. December 10–12, 1986
George Pratt Shultz Brussels Briefed NATO Foreign Ministers on his visit to Moscow. April 15–16, 1987
George Pratt Shultz Brussels Briefed NATO Foreign Ministers on his visit to Moscow. October 23–24, 1987
George Pratt Shultz Brussels Briefed NATO Foreign Ministers on the INF negotiations. November 25, 1987
George Pratt Shultz Brussels Attended a NATO Ministerial Meeting and met with EEC representatives. Signed the INF Basing Inspection Agreement. December 11–12, 1987
George Pratt Shultz Brussels Briefed NATO Foreign Ministers on his visit to Moscow. February 23, 1988
George Pratt Shultz Brussels Attended NATO Summit Meeting with President Reagan. March 1–3, 1988
George Pratt Shultz Brussels Briefed NATO Foreign Ministers on his visit to Moscow. April 25, 1988
George Pratt Shultz Brussels Met with NATO Foreign Ministers. May 13, 1988
George Pratt Shultz Brussels Attended NATO and EEC Ministerial Meetings. December 7–9, 1988
James Addison Baker Brussels Met with Foreign Minister Tindemans and NATO officials. February 15–17, 1989
James Addison Baker Brussels Briefed NATO Foreign Ministers on his visit to Moscow. May 11–12, 1989
James Addison Baker Brussels Accompanied President Bush to NATO Summit Meeting. May 28–30, 1989
James Addison Baker Brussels Accompanied President Bush to meetings with NATO heads of state and government. December 3–4, 1989
James Addison Baker Brussels Discussed aid to Eastern Europe with representatives of the Group of 24; attended a NATO Foreign Ministers Meeting. December 13–15, 1989
James Addison Baker Brussels Met with NATO and European Community Foreign Ministers. May 3, 1990
James Addison Baker Brussels Attended meeting of the Group of 24. July 3–4, 1990
James Addison Baker Brussels Attended a special session of the North Atlantic Council. August 10, 1990
James Addison Baker Brussels Briefed NATO Foreign Ministers on the U.S.-Soviet summit meeting and the Persian Gulf crisis. September 10, 1990
James Addison Baker Brussels Attended U.S.-European Community Meeting. November 16–17, 1990
James Addison Baker Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. December 16–18, 1990
James Addison Baker Brussels Met with NATO Foreign Ministers to discuss the coup in the Soviet Union. August 21–22, 1991
James Addison Baker Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting and met with Foreign Ministers of the European Community. December 19–21, 1991
James Addison Baker Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting and met with North Atlantic Cooperation Council Foreign Ministers. Discussed peace-keeping efforts in Yugoslavia with European Community Foreign Ministers, and strategic arms reductions with Russian Foreign Minister Kozyrev. March 9–11, 1992
Warren Minor Christopher Brussels Discussed the Yugoslav civil war with NATO Foreign Ministers. February 25–26, 1993
Warren Minor Christopher Brussels Discussed the Bosnian crisis with NATO officials. May 5–6, 1993
Warren Minor Christopher Brussels Met with EC Foreign Ministers and attended NATO and NACC Ministerial Meetings. December 1–3, 1993
Warren Minor Christopher Brussels Accompanied President Clinton to NATO Summit Meeting. January 9–11, 1994
Warren Minor Christopher Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting and met with Russian Foreign Minister Kozyrev. June 22, 1994
Warren Minor Christopher Brussels Attended memorial service for NATO Secretary General Woerner. August 17–19, 1994
Warren Minor Christopher Brussels Attended NATO, NACC, and Contact Group Ministerial Meetings. December 1–4, 1994
Warren Minor Christopher Brussels Attended NATO and NACC Ministerial Meetings. December 4–6, 1995
Warren Minor Christopher Brussels Discussed the situation in Bosnia with senior NATO officials. March 16, 1996
Warren Minor Christopher Brussels Discussed implementation of the Dayton Accords with senior NATO and OSCE officials. August 13, 1996
Warren Minor Christopher Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. December 9–11, 1996
Madeleine Korbel Albright Brussels Addressed NATO Foreign Ministers and the European Commission. February 18, 1997
Madeleine Korbel Albright Brussels Attended NATO Foreign Ministers' Meeting and meetings of the NATO-Ukraine Commission, the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council, and the NATO-Russia Permanent Joint Council. December 15–17, 1997
Madeleine Korbel Albright Brussels Stopped en route to London. December 22, 1997
Madeleine Korbel Albright Brussels Discussed the Kosovo crisis with NATO officials. October 7–8, 1998
Madeleine Korbel Albright Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial meeting, and ministerial meetings of the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council, NATO-Russia Permanent Joint Council, and NATO-Ukraine Commission. December 8–9, 1998
Madeleine Korbel Albright Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial meeting on the Kosovo crisis. April 11–13, 1999
Madeleine Korbel Albright Brussels Accompanied President Clinton to meetings with senior NATO officials. May 4, 1999
Madeleine Korbel Albright Brussels Briefed senior NATO officials on the Kosovo peace agreement. June 8, 1999
Madeleine Korbel Albright Brussels Met with European Union representatives; dedicated new USEU chancery. March 9–10, 2000
Madeleine Korbel Albright Brussels Attended NATO and NATO-Russia Permanent Joint Council Ministerial meetings. December 13–16, 2000
Colin Luther Powell Brussels Met with NATO Foreign Ministers. February 26–27, 2001
Colin Luther Powell Brussels Accompanied President Bush to NATO Summit Meeting. June 13–14, 2001
Colin Luther Powell Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting; addressed EU Justice and Home Affairs Council. December 5–7, 2001
Colin Luther Powell Brussels Discussed the conflict in Iraq with NATO, EU, and Russian Foreign Ministers. April 2–3, 2003
Colin Luther Powell Brussels Met with EU Foreign Ministers. November 18, 2003
Colin Luther Powell Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial meeting. December 3–4, 2003
Colin Luther Powell Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial and NATO/Russian Council meetings. April 1–2, 2004
Colin Luther Powell Brussels Attended North Atlantic Council, NATO-Russia and Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council meetings. December 8–10, 2004
Condoleezza Rice Brussels Attended a NATO Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. February 9, 2005
Condoleezza Rice Brussels Accompanied President Bush to the NATO and EU Summit Meetings. February 20–23, 2005
Condoleezza Rice Brussels Attended the International Conference on Iraq. June 21–22, 2005
Condoleezza Rice Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting and meetings of the European-Atlantic Council and the NATO-Ukraine Commission. December 7–9, 2005
Condoleezza Rice Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial meeting, and meetings of the NATO-Russia Council and the NATO-Ukraine Commission. December 6–7, 2007
Condoleezza Rice Brussels Attended NATO and EU Ministerial Meetings.  Addressed Women Leaders Working Group. March 5–7, 2008
Condoleezza Rice Brussels Attended an emergency meeting of the North Atlantic Council and discussed the Georgia crisis with EU leaders. August 18–19, 2008
Condoleezza Rice Brussels Attended a NATO Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. December 2, 2008
Hillary Rodham Clinton Brussels Attended a NATO Foreign Ministers’ meeting and met with the EU and Swiss Foreign Ministers. March 5–6, 2009
Hillary Rodham Clinton Brussels Attended a NATO Foreign Minister’s Meeting, a meeting of the NATO-Russia Council, and met with representatives of non-NATO ISAF-contributing countries. December 4, 2009
Hillary Rodham Clinton Brussels Attended a NATO Ministerial meeting and met with the European Council President and the High Representative for Foreign Affairs. October 13–14, 2010
Hillary Rodham Clinton Brussels Attended the NATO Ministerial Meeting and a meeting of the NATO-Russia Council. Signed the U.S.-Slovak Joint Action Plan to Combat Nuclear Smuggling. December 7–8, 2011
Hillary Rodham Clinton Brussels Attended a joint meeting of NATO Foreign and Defense Ministers, and a meeting of the NATO-Russia Council. April 18–19, 2012
Hillary Rodham Clinton Brussels Attended the 28th session of the North Atlantic Council and meetings of the NATO-Georgia Council, with Non-NATO ISAF Contributing Countries, and the U.S.-EU Energy Council. December 4–5, 2012
John Forbes Kerry Brussels Attended a NATO Foreign Minister’s Meeting. Also attended a NATO-Russia Council Ministerial meeting. Signed agreement with Lithuania on countering nuclear smuggling. Met with Afghan President Hamad Karzai and Pakistani General Ashfaq Kayani. April 21–24, 2013
John Forbes Kerry Brussels Attended the NATO Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and a NATO-Russia Council Meeting. Signed Cyber Partnership Agreement with Estonia. December 3–4, 2013
John Forbes Kerry Brussels Attended the NATO Foreign Ministerial Meeting and meetings of the NATO-Ukraine and NATO-Georgia Commissions. Co-chaired the 5th U.S.-EU Energy Council Meeting. April 1–2, 2014
John Forbes Kerry Brusssels Attended a NATO Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. June 24–26, 2014
John Forbes Kerry Brussels Attended the NATO Foreign Ministers meeting, the first ministerial meeting of the Counter-ISIL Coalition, and the 6th U.S.-EU Energy Council meeting. December 1–3, 2014
John Forbes Kerry Brussels Attended a NATO Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. December 1–2, 2015
John Forbes Kerry Brussels Met with Belgian and EU officials and expressed condolences following a March 22 terrorist attack. March 25, 2016
John Forbes Kerry Brussels Attended a NATO Ministerial Meeting. May 18–21, 2016
John Forbes Kerry Brussels Met with EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. June 27, 2016
John Forbes Kerry Brussels Met with EU Member States Foreign Ministers and with EU High Representative Mogherini. July 17–18, 2016
John Forbes Kerry Brussels Attended the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan. October 4–5, 2016
John Forbes Kerry Brussels Attended a NATO Ministerial Meeting. Met with EU High Representative Mogherini. December 6–7, 2016
Rex Wayne Tillerson Brussels Attended a NATO Ministerial Meeting. March 31, 2017