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Visits By Foreign Leaders in 1996

Visitor From Description Date
Prime Minister Viktor S. Chernomyrdin Russia Met with President Clinton and IMF officials; attended meeting of U.S.-Russian Joint Commission on Economic and Technological Cooperation. Later visited New York City. January 28–February 2, 1996
President Jacques R. Chirac France State Visit. Addressed Joint Session of Congress. Later visited Chicago. January 31–February 2, 1996
President Leonid Kuchma Ukraine Met with President Clinton during a private visit. February 20–22, 1996
Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto Japan Informal meeting in Santa Monica, Calif. February 23, 1996
Emir Jabir al-Sabah Kuwait Working visit. February 27–March 1, 1996
King Hussein Jordan Met with President Clinton during a private visit. At Mayo Clinic Mar. 4-6. March 6–30, 1996
Prime Minister John Bruton Ireland Met with President Clinton during a private visit. March 14–16, 1996
President Rene Preval Haiti Official working visit. March 19–22, 1996
President Suleyman Demirel Turkey Working visit. March 27–30, 1996
President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro Italy State Visit. Afterwards addressed the UN General Assembly. April 1–3, 1996
Prime Minister Konstandinos Simitis Greece Working visit. April 7–10, 1996
Prime Minister Zlatko Matesa Croatia Attended funeral service for Commerce Secretary Brown. April 9–11, 1996
President Elias Hrawi Lebanon Met with President Clinton during a private visit. Addressed the UN General Assembly April 23; medical treatment in Boston April 28. April 25, 1996
Prime Minister Shimon Peres Israel Signed missile defense cooperation and anti- terrorism agreements. Met with PLO Chairman Arafat. April 28–30, 1996
President Konstandinos Stephanopoulos Greece State Visit. Afterwards visited Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Chicago. May 7–10, 1996
President Kresimir Zubac Bosnian Federation Met with President Clinton after a meeting of the Federation Forum. May 14, 1996
Prime Minister Izudin Kapetanovic Bosnian Federation Met with President Clinton after a meeting of the Federation Forum. May 14, 1996
Prime Minister Hasan Muratovic Bosnia-Herzegovina Met with President Clinton after a meeting of the Federation Forum. May 14, 1996
President Alberto K. Fujimori Peru Met with President Clinton during a private visit. May 18–21, 1996
Prime Minister Mahathir bin Muhammad Malaysia Met with President Clinton during a private visit. May 21, 1996
Chancellor Helmut Kohl Germany Official working visit in Milwaukee and Washington, D.C. May 22–23, 1996
King Hussein Jordan Met with President Clinton during a private visit. June 8–14, 1996
Prime Minister Romano Prodi Italy Attended U.S.-European Union Summit Meeting. June 12, 1996
President Mary Robinson Ireland State Visit. June 12–15, 1996
President Glafcos Clerides Cyprus Working visit. June 16–18, 1996
President Islom Karimov Uzbekistan Inaugurated a new embassy during a private visit. June 23–26, 1996
President Sixto Duran-Ballen Cordovez Ecuador Met with President Clinton during a private visit. June 23–27, 1996
President Lennart Meri Estonia Working visit. Afterwards visited New York City. June 25–27, 1996
President Guntis Ulmanis Latvia Working visit. Afterwards visited New York City. June 25–27, 1996
President Algirdas Brazauskas Lithuania Working visit. Afterwards visited New York City. June 25–27, 1996
President Aleksander Kwasniewski Poland Working visit. July 9–10, 1996
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Israel Official working visit. Addressed Joint Session of Congress. Later visited New York City. Departed the U.S. July 13. July 9–11, 1996
President Hosni Mubarak Egypt Official working visit. July 28–31, 1996
President Franjo Tudjman Croatia Working visit. August 1–2, 1996
Prime Minister Goran Persson Sweden Official working visit. August 5–6, 1996
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Israel Private visit. Afterwards visited New York City. September 6, 1996
Prime Minister John Bruton Ireland Met with President Clinton during a private visit. Addressed joint session of Congress. September 8–12, 1996
Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto Japan Met with President Clinton at the U.N. General Assembly. September 24, 1996
Prime Minister Vaclav Klaus Czech Republic Met with President Clinton during a private visit. September 30–October 1, 1996
King Hussein Jordan Attended Middle East Summit Meeting. September 30–October 2, 1996
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Israel Attended Middle East Summit Meeting. September 30–October 2, 1996
Prime Minister Rafiq al-Hariri Lebanon Met with President Clinton during a private visit. October 16–19, 1996
President Carlos Saul Menem Argentina Met with President Clinton during a private visit. December 4–5, 1996
Prime Minister John Bruton Ireland Working visit. Attended U.S.-European Union Summit Meeting. December 15–18, 1996