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Visits By Foreign Leaders in 2000

Visitor From Description Date
Prime Minister Ehud Barak Israel Private visit and peace negotiations with Syrian Foreign Minister Farouk Sharaa at Shepherdstown, W.Va. January 3–10, 2000
Prime Minister Jean Chretien Canada Private visit with President Clinton while returning from Florida. January 23, 2000
President Andres Pastrana Colombia Private visit; addressed U.S. Conference of Mayors. January 24–26, 2000
President Rene Preval Haiti Met with President Clinton during a private visit; attended Congressional Prayer Breakfast. February 3–4, 2000
President Heydar Aliyev Azerbaijan Met with President Clinton during a private visit. February 12–21, 2000
King Juan Carlos I Spain State Visit. February 22–24, 2000
Prime Minister Bertie Ahern Ireland Met with President Clinton during a private visit; discussed the peace process with Northern Irish political leaders. March 15–18, 2000
President Hosni Mubarak Egypt Official working visit. March 24–30, 2000
President Ali Abdallah Salih Yemen Working visit. April 2–4, 2000
Prime Minister Ehud Barak Israel Working visit during Middle East peace negotiations. April 11, 2000
King Harald V Norway Met with President Clinton during a private visit; dedicated an exhibit about the Vikings at the Smithsonian Institution. April 26–28, 2000
President Olafur Grimsson Iceland Private visit. April 28, 2000
President Tarja Halonen Finland Private visit. April 28, 2000
Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori Japan Working visit. May 4–5, 2000
President Miguel Angel Rodriguez Costa Rica Working visit. May 6–10, 2000
President Thabo Mbeki South Africa State Visit. Afterwards visited Austin, Texas. May 22–25, 2000
King Abdullah II Jordan Working visit. Discussed the Middle East peace process with President Clinton. Arrived in the U.S. May 30. June 5–8, 2000
President Ernesto Zedillo Mexico Official working visit. June 8–9, 2000
President Wahid Indonesia Met with President Clinton during a private visit. June 12, 2000
President Fernando de la Rua Argentina Official working visit. June 12–14, 2000
King Mohammed VI Morocco State Visit. June 19–22, 2000
President Robert Kocharian Armenia Working visit. June 24–29, 2000
Prime Minister Ehud Barak Israel Private visit. Middle East peace conference at Camp David, MD with Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasir Arafat. Also visited Gettysburg, PA. July 12–25, 2000
President Joseph Estrada Philippines Official working visit. July 26–28, 2000
President Stjepan Mesic and Prime Minister Ivica Racan Croatia Working visit. August 7–10, 2000
President-elect Vicente Fox Mexico Working visit. Afterwards visited Dallas, TX. August 23–25, 2000
President Vladimir Putin Russia Met with President Clinton at the UN Millenium Summit in New York City. September 6–7, 2000
President Tran Duc Luong Vietnam Met with President Clinton at the UN Millenium Summit in New York City. September 6, 2000
Prime Minister Ehud Barak Israel Met with President Clinton at the UN Millenium Summit in New York City. September 6–9, 2000
King Abdullah II Jordan Met with President Clinton at the UN Millenium Summit in New York City. September 6, 2000
President Ahmet Sezer Turkey Met with President Clinton at the UN Millenium Summit in New York City. September 7, 2000
President Jiang Zemin China, People’s Republic of Met with President Clinton at the UN Millenium Summit in New York City. September 7–8, 2000
President Jacques Chirac France Met with President Clinton at the UN Millenium Summit in New York City. September 7, 2000
Prime Minister Tony Blair United Kingdom Met with President Clinton at the UN Millenium Summit in New York City. September 7, 2000
President Kim Dae-jung Korea Met with President Clinton at the UN Millenium Summit in New York City. September 7, 2000
Prime Minister Bertie Ahern Ireland Met with President Clinton at the UN Millenium Summit in New York City. September 8, 2000
President Hugo Banzer Bolivia Met with President Clinton at the UN Millenium Summit in New York City. September 8, 2000
Prime Minister Atal Vajpayee India Official Visit. Addressed Joint Session of Congress. September 13–17, 2000
Prime Minister Guiliano Amato Italy Official working visit. September 19–20, 2000
Prime Minister Willem Kok Netherlands Official working visit. September 27–28, 2000
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Bangladesh Working Visit. October 16–19, 2000
King Abdullah II Jordan Working visit. October 24, 2000
Prime Minister Ehud Barak Israel Working visit. Discussed the Middle East peace process with President Clinton. November 12, 2000
Prime Minister Jean Chretien Canada Met with President Clinton during a private visit. December 2, 2000
President Jacques Chirac France Attended U.S.-EU Summit Meeting. December 17–18, 2000