George W. Bush Travels

Destinations
Dates
Purpose
San Cristobal
Mexico
February 16, 2001
Met with President Fox.
Quebec
Canada
April 20-22, 2001
Attended Summit of the Americas.
Madrid
Spain
June 11-13, 2001
Met with King Juan Carlos and Prime Minister Aznar.
Brussels
Belgium
June 13-14, 2001
Attended NATO Summit Meeting.
Goteborg
Sweden
June 14-15, 2001
Attended U.S.-EU Summit Meeting.
Warsaw
Poland
June 15-16, 2001
State visit.
Kranj
Slovenia
June 16, 2001
Met with Prime Minister Drnovsek and Russian President Putin.
London, Chequers, Halton, Brize Norton
United Kingdom
July 18-20, 2001
Met with Prime Minister Blair and Queen Elizabeth II.
Genoa, Castel Gandolfo, Rome
Italy
July 20-24, 2001
Attended the G-8 Economic Summit. Met with Pope John Paul II at Castel Gandolfo, and with Prime Minister Berlusconi and President Ciampi in Rome.
Camp Bondsteel
Kosovo (Yugoslavia)
July 24, 2001
Addressed U.S. military personnel.
Shanghai
China, People's Republic of
October 18-21, 2001
Attended the APEC Summit Meeting.
Tokyo
Japan
February 16-19, 2002
Met with Prime Minister Koizumi and Emperor Akihito. Addressed the Diet.
Seoul, Dorasan, Osan
Korea, Republic of
February 19-21, 2002
Met with President Kin Dae-Jung, visited the Demilitarized Zone, addressed U.S. military personnel.
Beijing
China, People's Republic of
February 21-22, 2002
Met with President Jiand and Premier Zhu.
Monterrey
Mexico
March 21-22, 2002
Attended the International Conference on Financing for Development and met with President Fox.
Lima
Peru
March 23-24, 2002
Met with the presidents of Peru, Colombia and Bolivia, and with the vice president of Ecuador.
San Salvador
El Salvador
March 24, 2002
Attended a summit meeting with Central American heads of state.
Berlin
Germany
May 22-23, 2002
Met with Chancellor Schroeder and addressed the Bundestag.
Moscow, St. Petersburg
Russia
May 23-26, 2002
Summit meeting with President Putin. Signed strategic arms reduction treaty.
Paris, St. Mere-Eglise, Colleville
France
May 26-27, 2002
Met with President Chirac and delivered a Memorial Day address in Normandy.
Rome
Italy
May 27-28, 2002
Met with President Ciampi and Prime Minister Berlusconi. Attended NATO Summit Meeting and inaugurated the NATO-Russia Council.
Vatican City
May 28, 2002
Audience with Pope John Paul II.
Kananaskis (Alberta)
Canada
June 25-27, 2002
Attended the G-8 Economic Summit.
Los Cabos
Mexico
October 26-27, 2002
Attended Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit meeting.
Prague
Czech Republic
November 19-22, 2002
Attended North Atlantic Treaty Organization and Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council Summit meetings.
St. Petersburg
Russia
November 22, 2002
Met with President Putin.
Vilnius
Lithuania
November 22-23, 2002
Met with the presidents of the Baltic States.
Bucharest
Romania
November 23, 2002
Met with President Iliescu.
Terceira
Azores (Portugal)
March 16, 2003
Discussed the Iraq crisis with British Prime Minister Blair, Spanish President Aznar and Portuguese Prime Minister Durao.
Belfast, Hillsborough
Northern Ireland
(United Kingdom)
April 7-8, 2003
Met with Prime Minister Blair to discuss the reconstruction of Iraq. Also met with Irish Prime Minister Ahern and Northern Irish political leaders.
Krakow, Auschwitz-Birkenau
Poland
May 30-31, 2003
Met with President Kwasniewski and Prime Minister Miller; visited former Nazi concentration camps.
St. Petersburg
Russia
May 31-June 1, 2003
Met with President Putin and attended ceremonies commemorating the city's 300th anniversary.
Evian-les-Bains
France
June 1-2, 2003
Attended the G-8 Economic Summit and met with Chinese President Hu Jintao.
Sharm el-Sheikh
Egypt
June 2-3, 2003
Attended the "Red Sea Summit" with leaders of Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia; met with Palestinian Prime Minister Abbas.
Aqaba
Jordan
June 4, 2003
Attended meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Sharon and Palestinian Prime Minister Abbas. Met with King Abdullah II.
Doha
Qatar
June 4-5, 2003
Met with Emir Hamad Thani, visited U.S. Central Command Headquarters and addressed U.S. military personnel. Overflew Baghdad en route to Qatar.
Dakar, Goree Island
Senegal
July 8, 2003
Met with President Wade.
Pretoria
South Africa
July 8-10, 11, 2003
Met with President Mbeki.
Gabarone
Botswana
July 10, 2003
Met with President Mogae. Toured Mokoldi Nature Reserve.
Kampala
Uganda
July 11, 2003
Met with President Musaveni.
Abuja
Nigeria
July 11-12, 2003
Met with President Obasanjo.
Tokyo
Japan
October 17-18, 2003
Met with Prime Minister Koizumi.
Manila
Philippines
October 18-19, 2003
Addressed a joint session of the Philippine Congress and met with President Arroyo-Macapagal.
Bangkok
Thailand
October 18-21, 2003
Attended the APEC Summit Meeting.
Singapore
Singapore
October 21-22, 2003
Met with Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong.
Denpasar
Bali (Indonesia)
October 22, 2003
Met with President Sukarnoputri and Muslim religious leaders.
Canberra
Australia
October 22, 2003
Met with Prime Minister Howard and addressed Parliament.
London, Sedgefield
United Kingdom
November 18-21, 2003
State visit.
Baghdad
Iraq
November 27, 2003
Met with members of the Coalition Provisional Authority and the Iraqi Governing Council, and addressed U.S. military personnel.



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By Kurt Vonnegut
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