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Nations Obama Has Honored with State Dinners

Nations Obama Has Honored with State Dinners

President Barack Obama has held seven state dinners so far and plans at least two more this year. The list of countries and years the dinners were held:

2009: Then-Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

2010: Then-Mexican President Felipe Calderon

2011: Then-Chinese President Hu Jintao

2011: German Chancellor Angela Merkel

2011: Then-South Korean President Lee Myung-bak

2012: British Prime Minister David Cameron

2014: French President Francois Hollande

2015: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, scheduled for April 28.

2015: (expected) Chinese President Xi Jinping