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Visits By Foreign Leaders in 2001

Visitor From Description Date
Prime Minister Jean Chretien Canada Working visit. Also addressed Permanent Council of the OAS. February 4–5, 2001
Prime Minister Tony Blair United Kingdom Working visit at Camp David, MD. February 22–24, 2001
President Andres Pastrana Colombia Working visit; arrived in the US February 24, addressed the National Governors’ Association. February 24–27, 2001
President Francisco Flores El Salvador Private visit. Met with President Bush March 2. February 28–March 3, 2001
President Kim Dae-Jung South Korea Working visit. Later visited Chicago. March 6–9, 2001
Prime Minister Bertie Ahern Ireland Met with President Bush during a private visit. March 14–16, 2001
Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori Japan Working visit. March 18–19, 2001
Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Israel Working visit. Afterwards visited New York City. Departed the U.S. March 22. March 19–20, 2001
King Juan Carlos I Spain Met with President Bush during a private visit. Also received International Democracy Medal. Arrived in US March 22. Afterwards visited Dallas, TX, St. Augustine and Miami, FL. March 27–29, 2001
Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder Germany Working visit. March 28–29, 2001
President Henrique Cardoso Brazil Working visit. March 29–April 1, 2001
President Hosni Mubarak Egypt Working visit. March 30–April 4, 2001
King Abdullah II Jordan Working visit. April 3–11, 2001
President Geidar Aliyev Azerbaijan Met with President Bush April 9 during a private visit after peace talks in Key West, Florida, beginning April 3. April 7–11, 2001
President Robert Kocharian Armenia Met with President Bush April 9 during a private visit after peace talks in Key West, Florida, beginning April 3. April 8–9, 2001
President Ricardo Lagos Chile Working visit. April 15–16, 2001
President Fernando de la Rua Argentina Working visit. April 19, 2001
Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri Lebanon Working visit. April 23–26, 2001
President Boris Trajkovski Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Working visit. April 30–May 3, 2001
Prime Minister Ilir Meta Albania Met with President Bush May 1 during a private visit. May 1–3, 2001
Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa Bahrain Working visit. May 6–8, 2001
President Vojislav Kostunica Yugoslavia Met with President Bush during a private visit. Also visited New York, May 8. May 9, 2001
President Olesegun Obasanjo Nigeria Working visit. May 10–12, 2001
President Moshe Katsav Israel Working visit. May 29–June 1, 2001
Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong Singapore Met with President Bush June 11 during a private visit. June 9–14, 2001
President-elect Alejandro Toledo Peru Met with President Bush June 26 during a private visit. June 25–27, 2001
President Thabo Mbeki South Africa Working visit. June 25–27, 2001
Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Israel Discussed the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with President Bush and Secretary of State Powell during a private visit. June 26–27, 2001
President Alpha Oumar Konare Mali Working visit; attended a forum of the Partnership to Cut Hunger in Africa. June 26–28, 2001
President John Kufuor Ghana Working visit; attended a forum of the Partnership to Cut Hunger in Africa. June 27–29, 2001
President Abdoulaye Wade Senegal Working visit; attended a forum of the Partnership to Cut Hunger in Africa. June 28, 2001
Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi Japan Working visit at Camp David, Maryland. June 30, 2001
President Alfonso Portillo Guatemala Working visit. July 1–6, 2001
President Miguel Angel Rodriguez Costa Rica Working visit. July 11–14, 2001
President Abdelaziz Boutefilka Algeria Working visit. July 11–14, 2001
President Vicente Fox Mexico State Visit. Addressed joint session of Congress. Visited Toledo, Ohio September 6. September 4–7, 2001
Prime Minister John Howard Australia Official working visit. Commemorated the 50th anniversary of the ANZUS Treaty. September 8–12, 2001
President Jacques Chirac France Working visit. September 18, 2001
President Megawati Sukarnoputri Indonesia Official working visit. September 18–21, 2001
Prime Minister Tony Blair United Kingdom Working visit. September 20, 2001
Prime Minister Jean Chretien Canada Working visit. September 23–24, 2001
Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi Japan Working visit. September 24–25, 2001
King Abdullah II Jordan Working visit. September 26–28, 2001
Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt Belgium Working visit. September 27–28, 2001
Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani Qatar Working visit. October 2–5, 2001
President Vicente Fox Mexico Met with President Bush during a private visit. October 4, 2001
Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder Germany Working visit. October 9, 2001
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Italy Working visit. October 14–15, 2001
Prime Minster Adrian Nastase Romania Met with President Bush November 1 during a private visit. October 29–November 1, 2001
Chancellor Wolfgang Schussel Austria Working visit. October 30–November 1, 2001
President Olusegun Obasanjo Nigeria Met with President Bush during a private visit. November 2, 2001
President Eduard Sheverdnadze Georgia Working visit. November 3–5, 2001
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika Algeria Met with President Bush during a private visit. November 5, 2001
President Jacques Chirac France Working visit. November 6, 2001
Prime Minister Tony Blair United Kingdom Working visit. November 7, 2001
Prime Minister Atal Vajpayee India Official working visit. November 7–9, 2001
Prime Minister Milos Zeman Czech Republic Met with President Bush November 9 during a private visit. November 7–10, 2001
President Henrique Cardoso Brazil Met with President Bush during a private visit. November 8, 2001
Prime Minister Bertie Ahern Ireland Met with President Bush during a private visit. November 8, 2001
President Pervez Musharraf Pakistan Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. November 10, 2001
President Thabo Mbeki South Africa Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. November 11, 2001
President Andres Pastrana Colombia Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. November 11, 2001
President Fernando de la Rua Argentina Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. November 11, 2001
President Vladimir Putin Russia Met with President Bush in Washington, D.C., and Crawford, Texas. Also visited “Ground Zero” in New York City. November 12–15, 2001
President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Philippines Working visit. November 18–20, 2001
President Ali Abdallah Salih Yemen Working visit. November 25–27, 2001
President Jose Maria Aznar Spain Working visit. November 27–30, 2001
Prime Minister Goran Persson Sweden Working visit. December 3, 2001
Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Israel Working Visit. December 3–4, 2001
Prime Minister Kjell Bondevik Norway Met with President Bush December 5 during a private visit. December 3–5, 2001
President Jorge Quiroga Ramirez Bolivia Working visit. December 6, 2001
Prime Minister Thaksin Chinnawat Thailand Working visit. December 13–15, 2001
President Nursultan Nazarbayev Kazakhstan Working visit. December 20–21, 2001