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Colin Luther Powell

Country Locale Remarks Date
Mexico San Cristobal Accompanied President Bush to a meeting with President Fox. February 16, 2001
Egypt Cairo Met with senior Egyptian officials and with Russian Foreign Minister Ivanov. February 24, 2001
Israel Tel Aviv, Jerusalem Met with Prime Minister-elect Sharon and senior Israeli officials. February 24–25, 2001
Palestinian Authority Ramallah Met with Chairman Arafat. February 25, 2001
Jordan Amman Met with King Abdullah II. February 25, 2001
Kuwait Kuwait City Attended ceremonies commemorating the 10th anniversary of the liberation of Kuwait. February 25–26, 2001
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Met with senior Saudi officials. February 26, 2001
Syria Damascus Met with President Bashar Assad and senior Syrian officials. February 26, 2001
Belgium Brussels Met with NATO Foreign Ministers. February 26–27, 2001
France Paris Met with Contact Group Foreign Ministers, with Russian Foreign Minister Ivanov and with President Chirac. April 11–12, 2001
Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Skopje Met with the Foreign Ministers of Croatia, Hungary, Bosnia, Slovenia, Romania, Albania, Greece, and Turkey, and with Macedonian political leaders. Later met with the UN Administrator for Kosovo and with Kosovo political leaders. April 12–13, 2001
Bosnia-Herzegovina Sarajevo Met with the Collective Presidency, Bosnian political leaders, and with NATO and OSCE officials. April 13, 2001
Ireland Shannon Stopped en route retaurn to Washington. April 13, 2001
Canada Quebec Accompanied President Bush to the Summit of the Americas. April 20–22, 2001
Mali Bamako Met with President Konare and toured the Malaria Research and Training Center at the University of Mali. May 23–24, 2001
South Africa Pretoria Met with President Mbeki and delivered an address at Witwatersrand University. May 24–25, 2001
Kenya Nairobi Met with President Moi, Kenyan civil and political leaders, and UN and NGO representatives. May 25–27, 2001
Uganda Kampala Met with President Museveni and Ugandan political leaders. May 27–28, 2001
Hungary Budapest Attended North Atlantic Council ministerial meetings. May 28–30, 2001
Spain Madrid Accompanied President Bush. June 12–13, 2001
Belgium Brussels Accompanied President Bush to NATO Summit Meeting. June 13–14, 2001
Sweden Goteborg Accompanied President Bush to U.S.-EU Summit Meeting. June 14–15, 2001
Poland Warsaw Accompanied President Bush during a State Visit. June 15–16, 2001
Slovenia Ljubljana Accompanied President Bush to meetings with President Kucan, Prime Minister Drnovsek, and Russian President Putin. June 16, 2001
Egypt Alexandria Met with President Mubarak and Foreign Minister Maher. June 27, 2001
Israel Jerusalem Met with Prime Minister Sharon and Foreign Minister Peres. June 27–28, 2001
Palestinian Authority Ramallah Met with Chairman Arafat. June 28, 2001
Jordan Amman Met with King Abdullah II. June 29, 2001
France Paris Met with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Abdullah. June 29, 2001
Italy Rome Attended G-8 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. July 17–19, 2001
Japan Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Koizumi and senior officials. July 23–24, 2001
Vietnam Hanoi Attended ASEAN Regional Forum and Post-Ministerial Conference. July 24–27, 2001
Korea, Republic of Seoul Met with President Kim Dae-Jung and senior officials. July 27–28, 2001
China, People’s Republic of Beijing Met with President Jiang Zemin and senior officials July 28–29, 2001
Australia Canberra Attended Australia-U.S. Ministerial Meeting. July 29–30, 2001
Peru Lima Attended OAS General Assembly meeting. September 10–11, 2001
Pakistan Islamabad Discussed cooperation against terrorism with President Musharraf and senior officials. October 15–16, 2001
India New Delhi Discussed cooperation against terrorism with Prime Minister Vajpayee and senior officials. October 16–17, 2001
China, People’s Republic of Shanghai Attended APEC Summit Meeting. October 17–21, 2001
Romania Bucharest Attended OSCE Ministerial Council Meeting. December 4–5, 2001
Turkey Ankara Met with Foreign Minister Cem and senior officials. December 5, 2001
Belgium Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting; addressed EU Justice and Home Affairs Council. December 5–7, 2001
Uzbekistan Tashkent Met with President Karimov and senior officials. December 7–8, 2001
Kazakhstan Astana Met with President Nazarbayev and senior officials. December 8–9, 2001
Russia Moscow Met with President Putin, Foreign Minister Ivanov, and senior officials. December 9–10, 2001
Germany Berlin Met with Chancellor Schroeder and Foreign Minister Fischer. December 10–11, 2001
France Paris Met with President Chirac and Foreign Minister Vedrine. December 11, 2001
United Kingdom London Met with Prime Minister Blair and Foreign Minister Straw. December 11, 2001
Pakistan Islamabad Met with President Musharraf and senior officials. Returned to Pakistan after visiting Afghanistan. January 15–17, 2002
Afghanistan Kabul Met with leaders of the Afghan Interim Authority. Announced the upgrading of the U.S. Liaison Office to Embassy status. January 17, 2002
India New Delhi Met with Prime Minister Vajpayee, Foreign Minister Singh, and senior officials. January 17–18, 2002
Nepal Kathmandu Met with Prime Minister Deuba and senior officials. January 18, 2002
Japan Tokyo Attended the International Conference on Reconstruction Assistance to Afghanistan. January 19–21, 2002
Bahamas Nassau Attended a meeting of CARCICOM Foreign Ministers February 6–7, 2002
Japan Tokyo Accompanied President Bush. February 18–19, 2002
Korea, Republic of Seoul Accompanied President Bush. February 19–21, 2002
China Beijing Accompanied President Bush. February 21–22, 2002
Mexico Monterrey Accompanied President Bush to the UN Conference on International Development. March 21–22, 2002
Peru Lima Accompanied President Bush to meetings with the Presidents of Peru, Colombia, and Bolivia, and the Vice President of Ecuador. March 22–23, 2002
El Salvador San Salvador Accompanied President Bush to meetings with Central American heads of state. March 24, 2002
Morocco Casablanca Met with senior Moroccan and Saudi officials. April 8–9, 2002
Egypt Cairo Met with President Mubarak and Foreign Minister Maher. April 9, 2002
Spain Madrid Attended U.S.-EU Ministerial Meeting. Met with UN Secretary-General Annan and Russian Foreign Minister Ivanov. Signed Defense Cooperation agreements with Spain. April 9–11, 2002
Jordan Amman Met with King Abdullah II and Foreign Minister Muasher. April 11–12, 2002
Israel Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Safed Met with Prime Minister Sharon, Foreign Minister Peres, and senior Israeli officials. April 12–15, 2002
Palestinian Authority Ramallah Met with Chairman Arafat. April 14, 2002
Lebanon Beirut Met with President Lahoud, Prime Minister Hariri and Foreign Minister Hammoud. April 15, 2002
Syria Damascus Met with President Assad and Foreign Minister Sharaa. April 15, 2002
Israel Jerusalem Continued meetings with Israeli officials and Palestinian representatives. April 16–17, 2002
Palestinian Authority Ramallah Met with Chairman Arafat. April 17, 2002
Egypt Cairo Met with the Foreign Ministers of Egypt and Jordan. April 17, 2002
Canada Gander (Newfoundland) Gave an interview en route to Iceland. May 13, 2002
Iceland Reykjavik Attended NATO Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and meetings of the NATO-Ukraine Commission and Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council. Also met with Russian Foreign Minister Ivanov. May 13–15, 2002
Germany Berlin Accompanied President Bush. May 22–23, 2002
Russia Moscow, St. Petersburg Accompanied President Bush to a Summit Meeting. May 23–26, 2002
France Paris Accompanied President Bush. May 26–28, 2002
Italy Rome Accompanied President Bush to a NATO Summit Meeting and the inauguration of the NATO-Russia Council. May 28, 2002
Vatican City Met with Secretary of State Sodano. May 28, 2002
Barbados Bridgetown Attended OAS General Assembly and signed the Inter-American Convention Against Terrorism. June 2–3, 2002
Canada Whistler (British Columbia) Attended a G-8 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. June 12–13, 2002
India New Delhi Met with Prime Minister Vajpayee and senior officials. July 26–28, 2002
Pakistan Islamabad Met with President Musharraf and senior officials. July 28, 2002
Thailand Bangkok Met with Foreign Minister Sathirathai. July 28–29, 2002
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Met with Prime Minister Mahathir and Foreign Minister Albar. July 29–30, 2002
Singapore Singapore Met with Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong. July 30, 2002
Brunei Darussalam Bandar Seri Begawan Attended ASEAN Regional Forum and Post-Ministerial Conference. Met with North Korean Foreign Minister Paek Nam Sun. July 30–August 1, 2002
Indonesia Jakarta Met with President Sukarnoputri and senior officials. August 2, 2002
Philippines Manila, Cebu Met with President Arroyo and senior officials August 2–3, 2002
South Africa Johannesburg Attended the World Summit on Sustainable Development. September 3–5, 2002
Angola Luanda Met with President dos Santos and attended a meeting of the Joint Commission for the Implementation of the Lusaka Protocols. September 5, 2002
Gabon Libreville Met with President Bongo and Foreign Minister Ping. Visited Pongara National Park. September 5–6, 2002
Cape Verde Praia Met with Foreign Minister Sousa. September 6, 2002
Mexico Los Cabos Attended APEC Ministerial and Summit Meetings. October 23–26, 2002
Canada Ottawa Met with Foreign Minister Graham. November 14, 2002
Czech Republic Prague Accompanied President Bush to the NATO Summit meeting, November 19–22, 2002
Russia St. Petersburg Accompanied President Bush to a meeting with President Putin. November 22, 2002
Lithuania Vilnius Accompanied President Bush to a meeting with the Presidents of the Baltic States. November 22–23, 2002
Romania Bucharest Accompanied President Bush to a meeting with President Iliescu. November 23, 2002
Mexico Mexico, D.F. Attended a meeting of the U.S.-Mexico Binational Commission. November 25–26, 2002
Colombia Bogota Met with President Uribe and Foreign Minister Barcos. December 3–4, 2002
Switzerland Davos Attended the World Economic Forum. January 25–26, 2003
Japan Tokyo Met with senior Japanese officials. February 22–23, 2003
China, People’s Republic of Beijing Met with President Jiang Zemin and senior Chinese officials. February 23–24, 2003
Korea, Republic of Seoul Attended the inauguration of President Roh Moo-Hyun. February 24–25, 2003
Turkey Ankara Discussed the conflict in Iraq and economic aid with senior Turkish officials. April 1–2, 2003
Serbia and Montenegro Belgrade Met with President Marovic and Prime Minister Zivkovic April 2, 2003
Belgium Brussels Discussed the conflict in Iraq with NATO, EU, and Russian Foreign Ministers. April 2–3, 2003
United Kingdom Belfast, Hillsborough (Northern Ireland) Accompanied President Bush to meetings with Prime Minister Blair and with Irish Prime Minister Ahern and Northern Irish political leaders. April 7–8, 2003
Spain Madrid Met with Prime Minister Aznar and Foreign Minister Palacio. May 1–2, 2003
Albania Tirana Signed the Adriatic Charter of Partnership with the Foreign Ministers of Albania, Croatia, and Macedonia. May 2, 2003
Syria Damascus Met with President Assad and Foreign Minister Sharaa. May 2–3, 2003
Lebanon Beirut Met with President Lahoud and Foreign Minister Obeid. May 3, 2003
Israel Jerusalem Met with Prime Minister Sharon and senior Israeli officials; attended a Quartet working group meeting. May 10–12, 2003
Palestinian Authority Jericho Met with Prime Minister Abbas May 11, 2003
Egypt Cairo Met with President Mubarak and Foreign Minister Maher. May 12, 2003
Jordan Amman Met with King Abdullah II and senior Jordanian officials. May 12–13, 2003
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Met with Crown Prince Abdullah and visited the Vinnell Compound after a terrorist attack. May 13, 2003
Russia Moscow Met with President Putin and Foreign Minister Ivanov. May 13–15, 2003
Bulgaria Sofia Met with Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg and Foreign Minister Passy; commemorated the 100th anniversary of U.S.-Bulgarian relations. May 15, 2003
Germany Berlin Met with Chancellor Schroeder and Foreign Minister Fischer. May 15–16, 2003
France Paris Attended a G-8 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. May 22–23, 2003
Poland Krakow Accompanied President Bush. May 30–31, 2003
Russia St. Petersburg Accompanied President Bush. May 31–June 1, 2003
Italy Rome Met with Foreign Minister Frattini. June 1–2, 2003
Vatican City Briefed Pope John Paul II on the Middle East Summit and relief efforts in Iraq. June 2, 2003
Egypt Sharm el-Sheikh Accompanied President Bush to meetings with the leaders of Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia, and with Palestinian Prime Minister Abbas. June 2–4, 2003
Jordan Aqaba Accompanied President Bush to meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Sharon and Palestinian Prime Minister Abbas. June 4, 2003
Qatar Doha Accompanied President Bush. June 4–5, 2003
Chile Santiago Attended OAS General Assembly meeting and met with President Lagos. June 8–10, 2003
Argentina Buenos Aires Met with President Kirchner. June 10, 2003
Cambodia Phnom Penh Attended ASEAN Regional Forum meeting. June 17–19, 2003
Bangladesh Dhaka Met with Prime Minister Zia and senior officials. June 19, 2003
Jordan Shuneh, Suweima, Petra Attended the World Economic Forum, met with Quartet representatives, and visited Petra. June 19–23, 2003
Israel Jerusalem Met with Prime Minister Sharon and senior Israeli officials. June 20, 2003
Palestinian Authority Jericho Met with Prime Minister Abbas and senior Palestinian officials. June 20, 2003
Senegal Dakar, Goree Accompanied President Bush. July 8, 2003
South Africa Pretoria Accompanied President Bush. July 8–11, 2003
Botswana Gaborone Accompanied President Bush. July 10, 2003
Uganda Kampala Accompanied President Bush July 11, 2003
Nigeria Abuja Accompanied President Bush. July 11–12, 2003
Switzerland Geneva Met with UN Secretary-General Annan and the Foreign Ministers of the Permanent Members of the Security Council. September 13, 2003
Kuwait Kuwait City Stopped en route to Iraq. September 14, 2003
Iraq Baghdad, Halabja Met with U.S. military and civilian authorities and with the Iraqi Governing Council; also met with Kurdish leaders in Halabja. September 14–15, 2003
Kuwait Kuwait City Met with Foreign Minister Sabah. September 15, 2003
Thailand Bangkok Attended the APEC Summit Meeting. October 17–21, 2003
Kenya Nairobi, Naivasha Attended Sudanese peace talks and met with President Kibaki. October 21–22, 2003
Egypt Sharm el-Sheikh Met with President Mubarak. October 22, 2003
Spain Madrid Attended the International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq. October 22–24, 2003
Panama Panama City Attended a ceremony honoring the centennial of Panamanian independence. Greeted Taiwanese President Chen Shu-bian. November 3, 2003
Nicaragua Managua Met with President Bolanos. November 3–4, 2003
Honduras Tegucigalpa Met with President Maduro. November 4, 2003
Belgium Brussels Met with EU Foreign Ministers. November 18, 2003
United Kingdom London Accompanied President Bush on a State Visit. November 18–20, 2003
Netherlands Maastricht Attended an OSCE Meeting. December 2, 2003
Tunisia Tunis Met with President Ben Ali. December 2, 2003
Morocco Marrakesh Met with King Mohamed VI and Foreign Minister Benaissa. December 2–3, 2003
Algeria Algiers Met with President Bouteflika and Foreign Minister Belkhadem. December 3, 2003
Belgium Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial meeting. December 3–4, 2003
Mexico Monterrey Accompanied President Bush to the Special Summit of the Americas. January 12–13, 2004
Georgia Tbilisi Attended the inauguration of President Saakashvili and met with former President Shevardnadze. January 24–25, 2004
Russia Moscow Met with President Putin and Foreign Minister Ivanov. January 25–27, 2004
India New Delhi Met with Prime Minister Vajpayee and Foreign Minister Sinha. March 15–17, 2004
Afghanistan Kabul Met with President Karzai and with U.S. military and civilian officials. March 17, 2004
Pakistan Islamabad Met with President Musharraf and Foreign Minister Kasuri. March 17–18, 2004
Kuwait Kuwait City Met with Amir Jabir al-Sabah, Prime Minister Sabah, and Foreign Minister Sabah. March 18–20, 2004
Iraq Baghdad Met with members of the Coalition Provisional Authority and the Iraqi Governing Council. March 19, 2004
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Met with Crown Prince Abdullah and Foreign Minister Prince Saud. March 19, 2004
Spain Madrid Attended memorial service for victims of the March 11 bombings. March 24, 2004
Germany Berlin Attended International Conference on Afghanistan. March 31–April 1, 2004
Belgium Brussels Attended NATO Ministerial and NATO/Russian Council meetings. April 1–2, 2004
Haiti Port-au-Prince Met with Prime Minister Latortue. April 5, 2004
Germany Berlin Attended OSCE Conference on Anti-Semitism April 28–29, 2004
Denmark Copenhagen Met with Prime Minister Rasmussen and Foreign Minister Moller. April 29, 2004
Jordan Amman, South Shuneh Attended the World Economic Forum. May 15–16, 2004
Vatican City Accompanied President Bush. June 4, 2004
Italy Rome Accompanied President Bush. June 4–5, 2004
France Paris, Colleville, Arromanches, Caen Accompanied President Bush. June 5–6, 2004
Ecuador Quito Attended OAS General Assembly meeting. June 7, 2004
Ireland Shannon Accompanied President Bush to the U.S.-EU Summit meeting. June 25–26, 2004
Turkey Ankara, Istanbul Accompanied President Bush to the NATO Summit meeting in Istanbul. June 26–29, 2004
Sudan Khartoum, El Fasher, Abu Shouk Met with President Bashir and Foreign Minister Ismail. Visited a refugee camp in the Darfur region. June 29–30, 2004
Maldives Malé Met with Foreign Minister Jameel. July 1, 2004
Indonesia Jakarta Attended the ASEAN Regional and Post-Ministerial meetings. July 1–2, 2004
Hungary Budapest Met with Foreign Minister Kovacs and addressed a conference of Hungarian ambassadors. July 26–27, 2004
Egypt Cairo Met with President Mubarak, Prime Minister Aboul Gheit, and Foreign Minister Gheit. July 27–28, 2004
Saudi Arabia Jeddah Met with Crown Prince Abdullah, Foreign Minister Prince Saud, and Iraqi Prime Minister Allawi. July 28–29, 2004
Kuwait Kuwait City Met with Foreign Minister Sabah. July 29–31, 2004
Iraq Baghdad Met with President Yawer and Deputy Prime Minister Salih. Returned to Kuwait afterwards. July 30, 2004
Bosnia-Herzegovina Sarajevo Discussed Euro-Atlantic integration. July 31, 2004
Poland Warsaw Met with Foreign Minister Cimoszewicz and attended ceremonies commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising. July 31–August 1, 2004
Denmark (Greenland) Igaliku Signed an updated agreement for the defense of Greenland. August 6, 2004
Panama Panama City Attended the inauguration of President Martin Torrijos. September 1, 2004
Brazil Brasilia, Sao Paulo Met with President Lula da Silva and Foreign Minister Amorim and addressed the American Chamber of Commerce. October 4–6, 2004
Grenada St. George's Assessed damage from hurricane Ivan. October 6, 2004
Japan Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Koizumi and Foreign Minister Machimura. October 23–24, 2004
China, People’s Republic of Beijing Met with President Hu and senior Chinese officials. October 24–25, 2004
Korea, Republic of Seoul Met with President Roh and Foreign Minister Ban. October 25–26, 2004
Mexico Mexico City Attended U.S.-Mexico Binational Commission meeting. November 8–9, 2004
Chile Santiago Attended APEC Ministerial meetings and accompanied President Bush to the APEC Summit meeting. November 17–21, 2004
Israel Jerusalem Attended APEC Summit meeting. Met with Prime Minister Sharon and Foreign Minister Shalom. November 21–22, 2004
Palestinian Authority Jericho Met with Prime Minister Qureia, acting President Fattouh, and former Prime Minister Abbas. November 22, 2004
Egypt Sharm el-Sheikh Attended a conference on assistance to Iraq. November 22–23, 2004
Canada Ottawa Accompanied President Bush. November 30, 2004
Haiti Port-au-Prince Met with President Alexandre, Prime Minister Latortue, and political leaders. December 1, 2004
Bulgaria Sofia Attended OSCE meeting. December 6–8, 2004
Belgium Brussels Attended North Atlantic Council, NATO-Russia and Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council meetings. December 8–10, 2004
Netherlands The Hague Attended US-EU Ministerial meeting. December 10, 2004
Morocco Rabat Attended Forum for the Future meeting. December 10–11, 2004
Oman Muscat Met with Foreign Minister bin Abdallah. January 3, 2005
Thailand Bangkok, Phuket Assessed tsunami damage and relief efforts. January 3–4, 2005
Indonesia Jakarta, Banda Aceh Assessed tsunami damage and relief efforts. Attended ASEAN Leaders’ Special Meeting on Tsunami Relief. January 4–7, 2005
Sri Lanka Colombo, Galle Assessed tsunami damage and relief efforts. January 7, 2005
Kenya Nairobi Attended the signing of the Sudan Comprehensive Peace Agreement. January 7–9, 2005
Ukraine Kiev Attended the inauguration of President Yushchenko January 22–23, 2005