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Visits By Foreign Leaders of Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)

Visitor Description Date
Prime Minister Lumumba Met with Secretary of State Herter while in U.S. to meet with the UN Secretary-General. July 27–29, 1960
President Youlou Informal visit. Afterwards visited New York City. Departed U.S. June 13. June 8–10, 1961
Prime Minister Adoula Informal visit. Afterwards visited New York City. Departed U.S. February 8. February 5–6, 1962
President Mobutu Sese Seko Official visit. In U.S. August 3–14; visited Annapolis, New York City, Fort Bragg, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Private visit to New York City August 9–14. August 3–6, 1970
President Mobutu Sese Seko Private visit. Met with President Nixon at the White House. October 10, 1973
President Mobutu Sese Seko Private visit; attended IMF meeting. Met with President Carter September 11. September 10–13, 1979
President Mobutu Sese Seko Private visit. Met with President Reagan December 1. November 29–December 8, 1981
President Mobutu Sese Seko Official working visit. August 2–6, 1983
President Mobutu Sese Seko Private visit. Met with President Reagan at U.N. General Assembly reception in New York City. September 23, 1984
President Mobutu Sese Seko Official Working Visit. December 6–12, 1986
President Mobutu Sese Seko Official Working Visit. June 28–30, 1989
President Mobutu Sese Seko Met with President Bush during a private visit. October 4, 1989
President Denis Sassou-Nguesso State visit. Private visit to Houston afterwards. February 11–14, 1990
Prime Minister Andre Milongo Private visit. Met with President Bush Dec. 13. Arrived in the U.S. Dec. 8; departed Dec. 14. Also visited Atlanta. December 8–14, 1991
President Joseph Kabila Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 13, 2002
President Denis Sassou-Nguesso Attended United States-Africa Business Summit; met with President Bush during a private visit June 26. June 24–27, 2003
President Joseph Kabila Working visit. November 2–6, 2003
President Denis Sassou-Nguesso Working visit. June 4–7, 2006
President Joseph Kabila Working visit. October 24–28, 2007
President Joseph Kabila Attended the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. August 5–6, 2014