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Visits By Foreign Leaders of Burkina Faso

Visitor Description Date
President Yameogo State visit. In U.S. March 28-April 7. Also visited Williamsburg (Virginia), Los Angeles, Fresno (California), San Francisco, Springfield (Illinois), and New York City. March 29–31, 1965
President Sangoule Lamizana Attended White House dinner on 25th Anniversary of the U.N. October 24, 1970
President Sangoule Lamizana Private visit. Met with President Nixon at the White House to discuss the drought in West Africa. October 15, 1973
President Blaise Compaore Working visit July 13–16, 2008
President Blaise Compaore Attended the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. August 5–6, 2014