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Great Seal Visits to the U.S. by Foreign Heads of State and Government--1978


*Notes

Date Visitor Country Description
February 3-8, 1978President Anwar SadatEgyptOfficial visit.
February 21-23, 1978Prime Minister Anker JorgensenDenmarkOfficial visit. Private visit afterwards to Colorado, California, and Washington state.
March 6-9, 1978President Josip Broz TitoYugoslaviaState visit.
March 21-23, 1978Prime Minister Menachem BeginIsraelOfficial visit.
March 23, 1978Prime Minister James CallaghanUnited KingdomPrivate visit.
April 11-14, 1978President Nicolae CeausescuRomaniaState visit. Afterwards visited Chattanooga (Tennessee), Dallas and Houston (Texas), New Orleans (Louisiana), and New York City. Departed U.S. April 17.
April 30- May 7, 1978Prime Minister Menachem BeginIsraelPrivate visit. Met with President Carter on May 1
May 1-3, 1978Prime Minister Takeo FukudaJapanOfficial visit.
May 17-19, 1978President Kenneth D. KaundaZambiaState visit. In U.S. May 16-23; visited Williamsburg (Virginia), Atlanta (Georgia), Houston (Texas), and Los Angeles. Private visit to New York City, May 21-23.
May 26-31, 1978President Valery Giscard d'EstaingFrancePrivate visit while attending UN Special Session on Disarmament. Met with President Carter May 26.
May 29-June 2, 1978Prime Minister James CallaghanUnited KingdomAttended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference.
May 30-31, 1978Prime Minister Leo C. TindemansBelgiumAttended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference.
May 30-31, 1978Prime Minister Pierre Elliott TrudeauCanadaAttended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference.
May 30-31, 1978Prime Minister Anker JorgensenDenmarkAttended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference.
May 30-31, 1978Chancellor Helmut SchmidtGermany, Federal Republic ofAttended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference.
May 30-31, 1978Prime Minister Konstantinos KaramanlisGreeceAttended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference.
May 30-31, 1978Prime Minister Geir HallgrimmssonIcelandAttended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference.
May 30-31, 1978Prime Minister Giulio AndreottiItalyAttended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference.
May 30-31, 1978Prime Minister Gaston ThornLuxembourgAttended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference
May 30-31, 1978Prime Minister Andreas A. M. van AgtNetherlandsAttended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference
May 30-31, 1978Prime Minister Odvar NordliNorwayAttended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference.
May 30-31, 1978President Antonio dos Santos Ramalho EanesPortugalAttended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference.
May 30-31, 1978Prime Minister Bulent EcevitTurkeyAttended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference.
June 8, 1978President Leopold-Sedar SenghorSenegalPrivate visit.
June 12-15, 1978Prime Minister Morarji DesaiIndiaOfficial visit. In U.S. June 8; visited New York City, San Francisco, and Omaha (Nebraska).
June 26, 1978Prime Minister James CallaghanUnited KingdomPrivate visit.
September 3-19, 1978Prime Minister Menachem BeginIsraelOfficial visit (Camp David, Maryland, summit talks).
September 5-19, 1978President Anwar SadatEgyptOfficial visit (Camp David summit talks).
September 21, 1978President Jaafar NimieriSudanPrivate visit.
September 22, 1978Prime Minister Peter KeniloreaSolomon IslandsPrivate visit.
September 28, 1978Prime Minister Robert D. MuldoonNew ZealandPrivate visit.
October 3, 1978Prime Minister Lee Kuan YewSingaporePrivate visit.
October 6, 1978President Spyros KyprianouCyprusPrivate visit.
October 27, 1978King KhalidSaudi ArabiaPrivate visit. Had luncheon with President Carter. Received medical treatment at the Cleveland Clinic.
November 2, 1978Prime Minister Menachem BeginIsraelInformal meeting in New York City.
November 13-16, 1978King Hassan IIMoroccoState visit. Afterwards visited Chicago. Departed U.S. November 29.
November 28-December 1, 1978Prime Minister Hadi NouiraTunisiaOfficial visit. Afterwards visited Dallas, Phoenix (Arizona), Fresno (California), and New York City. Departed U.S. December 5.
December 1, 1978Prime Minister Mustafa KhalilEgyptPrivate visit to discuss progress of peace negotiations between Egypt and Israel.

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