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Visits By Foreign Leaders of Turkey

Visitor Description Date
President Bayar At the invitation of the President. Addressed U.S. Congress January 29. Afterwards visited Princeton (New Jersey), New York City, Cleveland and Toledo (Ohio), Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Las Vegas (Nevada), Dallas (Texas), and Raleigh (North Carolina). Private visit to New York City February 20. Departed U.S. February 27. January 27–30, 1954
Prime Minister Menderes Official visit. Discussed economic and financial matters. June 1–5, 1954
Prime Minister Menderes Attended CENTO Ministerial Meeting. October 7–9, 1959
Prime Minister Inonu Attended funeral of President Kennedy. November 24–25, 1963
Prime Minister Inonu Informal visit. In U.S. June 21. Visited Williamsburg (Virginia) and New York City. June 22–23, 1964
President Cevdet Sunay State visit. In U.S. April 2–13; visited Philadelphia, Cape Kennedy, Palm Springs, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Kansas City, Chicago, Detroit, Lansing, Niagara Falls, and New York City. April 3–5, 1967
Prime Minister Suleiman Demirel Attended funeral of former President Eisenhower; met with President Nixon April 1. March 31–April 1, 1969
Prime Minister Ismail Nihat Erim Official visit. In U.S. March 18–23. Also visited New York City. March 21–22, 1972
Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit Attended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference. May 30–31, 1978
Prime Minister Turgut Ozal Official Working Visit. April 1–5, 1985
Prime Minister Turgut Ozal Private Visit. Met with President Reagan February 5. February 2–8, 1987
President Kenan Evren State Visit; visited New York City, June 30–July 3. June 26–30, 1988
President Turgut Ozal Met with President Bush during a private visit. September 25, 1990
President Turgut Ozal Met with President Bush during a private visit. March 23–25, 1991
Prime Minister Suleiman Demirel Official working visit. February 10–12, 1992
President Turgut Ozal Met with President Bush during a private visit. April 28–30, 1992
President Turgut Ozal Met with President Clinton during a private visit. Arrived in the U.S. January 26; also visited Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. February 8, 1993
Prime Minister Tansu Ciller Met with President Clinton during a private visit. October 14–18, 1993
Prime Minister Tansu Ciller Met with President Clinton during a private visit. April 14, 1994
Prime Minister Tansu Ciller Met with President Clinton during a private visit. Arrived in the U.S. April 17 in New York City. Later attended Houston (Tex.) International Festival. April 18–20, 1995
President Suleiman Demirel Working visit. October 18, 1995
President Suleyman Demirel Working visit. March 27–30, 1996
Prime Minister Mesut Yilmaz Working Visit. December 18–21, 1997
President Suleyman Demiral Attended NATO’s 50th Anniversary Summit. April 23–25, 1999
Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit Official working visit. September 26–29, 1999
President Ahmet Sezer Met with President Clinton at the UN Millenium Summit in New York City. September 7, 2000
Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit Working visit. January 14–18, 2002
Prime Minister Recep Erdogan Working visit. Also visited New York City. January 27–28, 2004
Prime Minister Recep Erdogan Met with President Bush during the G-8 Economic Summit at Sea Island, Georgia. Attended the funeral of Former President Reagan. June 9–11, 2004
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Working visit. June 7–8, 2005
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Working visit. September 30–October 2, 2006
Prime Minister Recep Erdogan Working visit. November 4–5, 2007
President Abdullah Gul Working visit. January 7–8, 2008
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Attended the G-20 Economic Summit Meeting. November 14–15, 2008
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Attended the G-20 Economic Summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September 24–25, 2009
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Working Visit. December 7, 2009
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Attended the Nuclear Security Summit. April 12–13, 2010
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Met with President Obama at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 20, 2011
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Working visit. May 14–17, 2012
President Abdullah Gul Attended the NATO Summit Meeting in Chicago, IL. May 20–21, 2012
President Receip Tayyip Erdogan Attended the Nuclear Security Summit. March 31–April 1, 2016
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Official Working Visit. May 16, 2017