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Visits By Foreign Leaders in 2002

Visitor From Description Date
Prime Minister Konstandions Simitis Greece Working visit. January 9–11, 2002
Prime Minister Leszek Miller Poland Working visit. January 10–11, 2002
Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit Turkey Working visit. January 14–18, 2002
Valdas Adamkus Lithuania Working visit. January 16–18, 2002
Chairman Hamid Karzai Afghanistan (Interim Authority) Working visit. Arrived in the U.S. January 27. Attended President Bush’s State of the Union speech January 29. Addressed the UN and visited Ground Zero in New York on January 30. January 27–30, 2002
Premier Mikhail Kasyanov Russia Working visit. January 30–February 4, 2002
King Abdullah II Jordan Met with President Bush February 1 during a private visit. January 30–February 1, 2002
Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder Germany Working visit. Also attended World Economic Forum in New York City. January 30–31, 2002
King Abdullah II Jordan Working visit. February 1, 2002
President Vairi Vike-Freiburga Latvia Working visit. February 4–6, 2002
Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Israel Met with President Bush February 7 during a private visit. February 6–8, 2002
President Jorge Batlle Uruguay Working visit. February 11–16, 2002
President Pervez Musharraf Pakistan Official Working Visit. February 12–14, 2002
President Joaquim Alberto Chissano Mozambique Working visit. February 22–27, 2002
President Jose Eduardo dos Santos Angola Working visit. February 25–26, 2002
President Festus Mogae Botswana Working visit. February 25–26, 2002
President Hosni Mubarak Egypt Working visit. March 2–6, 2002
Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker Luxembourg Working visit. March 4–6, 2002
President Islam Karimov Uzbekistan Met with President Bush March 12 during a private visit. Also visited New York City. March 11–13, 2002
Prime Minister Bertie Ahern Ireland Working visit. March 12–14, 2002
Prime Minister Jean Chretien Canada Met with President Bush during a private visit. March 14, 2002
Prime Minister Anders Rasmussen Denmark Met with President Bush during a private visit. March 25, 2002
Prime Minister Helen Clark New Zealand Met with President Bush during a private visit. March 26, 2002
Prime Minister Tony Blair United Kingdom Private visit. Met with President Bush at Crawford, Texas. April 5–7, 2002
Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri Lebanon Working visit. April 15–18, 2002
President Tarja Halonen Finland Met with President Bush during a private visit. April 16, 2002
President Andres Pastrana Colombia Working visit. April 16–19, 2002
Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg Gotha Bulgaria Working visit. April 20–25, 2002
King Mohamed VI Morocco Working visit. April 21–26, 2002
President Jose Maria Aznar Spain Working visit. Attended U.S.-EU Summit meeting. Also visited Camp David, MD. May 1–4, 2002
King Abdullah II Jordan Working visit. May 3–13, 2002
Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Israel Working visit. May 5–7, 2002
President Yoweri Museveni Uganda Working visit. May 5–7, 2002
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba Nepal Met with President Bush May 7 during a private visit. May 6–8, 2002
Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed Malaysia Working visit. May 13–15, 2002
Prime Minister Janez Drnovsek Slovenia Working visit. May 13–17, 2002
President Hosni Mubarak Egypt Met with President Bush in Washington and Camp David, MD. June 5–8, 2002
Prime Minister Ivica Racan Croatia Official working visit. June 6, 2002
President Rudolf Schuster Slovakia Met with President Bush during a private visit. June 7, 2002
Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Israel Working visit. June 10–11, 2002
Prime Minister John Howard Australia Addressed a Joint Session of Congress. June 11–13, 2002
President Abdoulaye Wade Senegal Met with President Bush during a private visit. June 18, 2002
President-elect Alvaro Uribe Colombia Met with President Bush during a private visit. June 20, 2002
President Olusegun Obasanjo Nigeria Met with President Bush during a private visit. June 20, 2002
President Aleksander Kwasniewski Poland State Visit. Also visited Troy, Michigan. July 17–18, 2002
King Abdullah II Jordan Working visit. July 19–August 1, 2002
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe Sri Lanka Working visit. July 20–25, 2002
Prime Minister Siim Kallas Estonia September 4, 2002
Prime Minister Tony Blair United Kingdom Discussed the Iraq crisis with President Bush at Camp David, Maryland. September 7, 2002
Prime Minister Jean Chretien Canada Working visit. Discussed the Iraq crisis with President Bush in Detroit, Michigan. September 9, 2002
Prime Minister Jose Manuel Durao Portugal Working visit. September 10, 2002
President Alejandro Toledo Peru Private visit. Addressed OAS Meeting. September 10–16, 2002
President Hamid Karzai Afghanistan Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 12, 2002
Prime Minister Atal Vajpayee India Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 12, 2002
President Pervez Musharraf Pakistan Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 12, 2002
Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi Japan Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 12, 2002
President Joseph Kabila Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire) Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 13, 2002
President Paul Kagame Rwanda Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 13, 2002
President Thabo Mbeki South Africa Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 13, 2002
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Italy Met with President Bush at Camp David, Maryland. September 14, 2002
President Vaclav Havel Czech Republic Working visit. Also dedicated a monument to President Thomas Masaryk. September 17–19, 2002
President Askar Akaev Kyrgyzstan Working visit. September 20–24, 2002
President Alvaro Uribe Colombia Working visit. September 23–26, 2002
President Jose Alexander (Xanana) Gusmao East Timor Working visit. October 2, 2002
Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Israel Working visit. October 15–17, 2002
President Jiang Zemin China, People’s Republic of Official Working visit. Met with President Bush at Crawford, Texas. Arrived in the U.S. October 22; also visited Chicago and Houston. October 22–25, 2002
Prime Minister Peter Medgyessy Hungary Working visit. November 7–9, 2002
President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada Bolivia Working visit. November 9–14, 2002
Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri Lebanon Working visit. November 17–19, 2002
President Daniel T. arap Moi Kenya Working visit. December 4–6, 2002
Prime Minister Meles Zenawi Ethiopia Working visit. December 4–5, 2002
Prime Minister Paavo Lipponen Finland Working visit. December 7–9, 2002
President Emomali Rahmonov Tajikistan Working visit. December 8–10, 2002
President-elect Luiz Lula da Silva Brazil Working visit. December 9–10, 2002
Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Brunei Working visit. December 15–17, 2002
President Vladimir Voronin Moldova Working visit. December 16–20, 2002
President Jose Maria Aznar Spain Working visit. December 17–18, 2002