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Visits By Foreign Leaders in 1978

Visitor From Description Date
President Anwar Sadat Egypt Official visit. February 3–8, 1978
Prime Minister Anker Jorgensen Denmark Official visit. Private visit afterwards to Colorado, California, and Washington State. February 21–23, 1978
President Josip Broz Tito Yugoslavia State visit. March 6–9, 1978
Prime Minister Menachem Begin Israel Official visit. March 21–23, 1978
Prime Minister James Callaghan United Kingdom Private visit. March 23, 1978
President Nicolae Ceausescu Romania State visit. Afterwards visited Chattanooga, Dallas, Houston, New Orleans, and New York City. Departed U.S. April 17. April 11–14, 1978
Prime Minister Menachem Begin Israel Private visit. Met with President Carter on May 1 April 30–May 7, 1978
Prime Minister Takeo Fukuda Japan Official visit. May 1–3, 1978
President Kenneth D. Kaunda Zambia State visit. In U.S. May 16–23; visited Williamsburg, Atlanta, Houston, and Los Angeles. Private visit to New York City, May 21–23. May 17–19, 1978
President Valery Giscard d’Estaing France Private visit while attending U.N. Special Session on Disarmament. Met with President Carter May 26. May 26–31, 1978
Prime Minister James Callaghan United Kingdom Attended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference. May 29–June 2, 1978
Prime Minister Leo C. Tindemans Belgium Attended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference. May 30–31, 1978
Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau Canada Attended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference. May 30–31, 1978
Prime Minister Anker Jorgensen Denmark Attended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference. May 30–31, 1978
Chancellor Helmut Schmidt Germany, Federal Republic of Attended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference. May 30–31, 1978
Prime Minister Konstantinos Karamanlis Greece Attended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference. May 30–31, 1978
Prime Minister Geir Hallgrimmsson Iceland Attended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference. May 30–31, 1978
Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti Italy Attended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference. May 30–31, 1978
Prime Minister Gaston Thorn Luxembourg Attended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference. May 30–31, 1978
Prime Minister Andreas A. M. van Agt Netherlands Attended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference. May 30–31, 1978
Prime Minister Odvar Nordli Norway Attended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference. May 30–31, 1978
President Antonio dos Santos Ramalho Eanes Portugal Attended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference. May 30–31, 1978
Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit Turkey Attended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference. May 30–31, 1978
President Leopold-Sedar Senghor Senegal Private visit. June 8, 1978
Prime Minister Morarji Desai India Official visit. In U.S. June 8; visited New York City, San Francisco, and Omaha. June 12–15, 1978
Prime Minister James Callaghan United Kingdom Private visit. June 26, 1978
Prime Minister Menachem Begin Israel Official visit (Camp David summit talks). September 3–19, 1978
President Anwar Sadat Egypt Official visit (Camp David summit talks). September 5–19, 1978
President Jaafar Nimieri Sudan Private visit. September 21, 1978
Prime Minister Peter Kenilorea Solomon Islands Private visit. September 22, 1978
Prime Minister Robert D. Muldoon New Zealand Private visit. September 28, 1978
Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew Singapore Private visit. October 3, 1978
President Spyros Kyprianou Cyprus Private visit. October 6, 1978
King Khalid Saudi Arabia Private visit. Had luncheon with President Carter. Was receiving medical treatment at the Cleveland Clinic. October 27, 1978
Prime Minister Menachem Begin Israel Informal meeting in New York City. November 2, 1978
King Hassan II Morocco State visit. Afterwards visited Chicago. Departed U.S. November 29. November 13–16, 1978
Prime Minister Hadi Nouira Tunisia Official visit. Afterwards visited Dallas, Phoenix, Fresno, and New York City. Departed U.S. December 5. November 28–December 1, 1978
Prime Minister Mustafa Khalil Egypt Private visit to discuss progress of peace negotiations between Egypt and Israel. December 1, 1978