List of international prime ministerial trips made by Boris Johnson

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World map highlighting the 18 countries visited by Boris Johnson during his premiership, as of September 2022
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This is the list of international prime ministerial trips made by Boris Johnson, who served as the 55th Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 24 July 2019 until his resignation on 6 September 2022. Boris Johnson made 26 trips to 18 countries during his premiership.

The number of visits per country:

2019[edit]

Johnson and US President Donald Trump in New York City, 24 September 2019.
Country Location(s) Dates Details
1  Germany Berlin 21–22 August Johnson travelled to Berlin to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel.
 France Paris 22 August Johnson travelled to Paris to meet with President Emmanuel Macron.
2  France Biarritz 24–26 August Johnson travelled to Biarritz to attend the 45th G7 summit.
3  Ireland Dublin 9 September Johnson travelled to Dublin to meet with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.
4  Luxembourg Luxembourg City 16 September Johnson travelled to Luxembourg City to meet with Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker.
5  United States New York City 23–25 September Johnson travelled to New York City to attend the 74th United Nations General Assembly.
6  Belgium Brussels 17–18 October Johnson travelled to Brussels to attend the European Council Summit.
7  Estonia Tallinn 21 December Johnson travelled to Tallinn to meet with Prime Minister Jüri Ratas and met with British troops in Tapa Army Base.

2020[edit]

Meeting of world leaders in Berlin, 19 January 2020
Country Location(s) Dates Details
8  Oman Muscat 12–13 January Johnson travelled to Muscat to paid his condolences to the late Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said and met his successor Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said and senior Omani Government Officials.
9  Germany Berlin 19 January Johnson travelled to Berlin to attend a meeting on ending the Libyan Civil War. Johnson also met French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
10  Belgium Brussels 9 December Johnson travelled to Brussels to meet with the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen about reaching a Brexit deal.

2021[edit]

Johnson with U.S. President Joe Biden at the White House, 21 September 2021
Country Location(s) Dates Details
11  Belgium Brussels 14 June Johnson travelled to Brussels to attend the 31st NATO summit.
12  United States New York City, Washington, D.C. 20–23 September Johnson travelled to the United States to attend the 76th United Nations General Assembly and met President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House.
13  Italy Rome 29–31 October Johnson travelled to Rome to attend the 2021 G20 Rome summit.

2022[edit]

Johnson with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Saint Sophia Cathedral, Kyiv, 1 February 2022
Johnson with British troops and PM Mateusz Morawiecki in Warsaw, 10 February 2022
Country Location(s) Dates Details
14  Ukraine Kyiv 1 February Johnson travelled to Kyiv to meet with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
15  Belgium Brussels 10 February Johnson travelled to Brussels to meet with the secretary general of NATO Jens Stoltenberg.
 Poland Warsaw 10 February Johnson travelled to Warsaw to meet with Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and President Andrzej Duda. Johnson also visited British troops stationed in Wesoła.
16  Germany Munich 19 February Johnson travelled to Munich to attend the Munich Security Conference. Johnson also met with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, Latvian President Egils Levits and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
17  Poland Warsaw 1 March Johnson travelled to Warsaw to meet with Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki to discuss the ongoing security in Eastern Europe.
 Estonia Tallinn 1 March Johnson travelled to Tallinn to meet with Prime Minister Kaja Kallas and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Johnson also visited troops at Tapa Army Base.
18  UAE Abu Dhabi 16 March Johnson met with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed in Abu Dhabi.
 Saudi Arabia Riyadh 16 March Johnson met with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh.
19  Belgium Brussels 24 March Johnson travelled to Brussels to attend an extraordinary NATO summit.[1]
20  Ukraine Kyiv 9 April Johnson travelled to Kyiv to meet with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and to set out a new package of financial and military aid during the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine.[2]
21  India Gujarat, New Delhi 21–22 April[3] Johnson traveled to Ahmedabad, where he visited Sabarmati Ashram,[4] and later traveled to Delhi, where he was received by Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar following his arrival.[5] While in Delhi, Johnson laid a wreath at Mahatma Gandhi's Raj Ghat Memorial.[6] He later traveled to New Delhi to meet with India Prime Minister Narendra Modi[7] During talks between Johnson and Modi which were held at Hyderabad House, Johnson pledged to deepen the UK's trade and defence relations with India.[8][9][10] Before Johnson departed from India, he and Modi condemned civilian casualties in the Russia-Ukraine War and called for an immediate ceasefire.[11] However, Johnson also expressed support for India's stance towards the conflict, with Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla also stating that Johnson did not pressure a change in the countries more neutral policy.[12]
22  Sweden Harpsund 11 May Johnson traveled to Harpsund to meet with Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and signed a co-operation deal.[13]
 Finland Helsinki 11 May Johnson travelled to Helsinki to meet Finnish President Sauli Niinistö and signed a co-operation deal.[14]
23  UAE Abu Dhabi 15 May Johnson travelled to the United Arab Emirates to pay his condolences following the death of the President of the UAE and ruler of Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.[15]
24  Ukraine Kyiv 17 June Johnson travelled to Kyiv to meet with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and to announce a training programme for Ukrainian forces.[16]
25  Rwanda Kigali 23–25 June Johnson travelled to Kigali to attend the 2022 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting and met with President Paul Kagame.[17]
 Germany Schloss Elmau 26–28 June Johnson travelled to Schloss Elmau to attend the 48th G7 summit. Met with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, US President Joe Biden, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indonesian President Joko Widodo.
 Spain Madrid 28–30 June Johnson travelled to Madrid to attend the 32nd NATO Summit at IFEMA. He met with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez at Palace of Moncloa and Spanish King Felipe VI at Royal Palace of Madrid. Also had a bilateral meeting with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese.
26  Ukraine Kyiv 24 August Johnson travelled to Kyiv to meet with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

Multilateral meetings[edit]

Boris Johnson participated in the following summits during his premiership:

Group Year
2019 2020 2021 2022
UNGA 23–25 September,
United States New York City
26 September,
(videoconference)
United States New York City
20–23 September,
United States New York City
G7 24–26 August,
France Biarritz
10–12 June,
(cancelled)
United States Camp David
11–13 June,
United Kingdom Carbis Bay
26–28 June,
Germany Schloss Elmau
G20 21–22 November,
(videoconference)
Saudi Arabia Riyadh
30–31 October,
Italy Rome
NATO 3–4 December,
United Kingdom Watford
none 14 June,
Belgium Brussels
24 March,
Belgium Brussels
28–30 June,
Spain Madrid
EU Summit 17–18 October,
Belgium Brussels
none none none
CHOGM none none none 23–25 June,
Rwanda Kigali

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NATO. "Extraordinary NATO Summit". NATO. Retrieved 2022-03-16.
  2. ^ "Ukraine: Johnson pledges aid to Zelensky in Kyiv meeting". BBC News. 9 April 2022.
  3. ^ "Visit of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to India (April 21-22, 2022)". www.mea.gov.in. Retrieved 2022-04-17.
  4. ^ Langa, Mahesh (April 21, 2022). "U.K. PM Boris Johnson arrives in Ahmedabad, visits Sabarmati Ashram". The Hindu. Retrieved April 21, 2022.
  5. ^ Asian News International (April 22, 2022). "Trade Pact, Deals Worth Billion Pounds As Boris Johnson Meets PM Modi Today". NDTV. Retrieved April 22, 2022.
  6. ^ ITN (April 22, 2022). "Boris Johnson lays wreath at Gandhi memorial". Yahoo News. Retrieved April 22, 2022.
  7. ^ Vaktania, Saurabh; Ghanghar, Gopi Maniar (April 21, 2022). "UK PM Boris Johnson arrives in India for 2-day visit, Gujarat CM welcomes him". India Today. Retrieved April 21, 2022.
  8. ^ "India, UK Agree To Strengthen Defence Ties; Aim For Free Trade Pact By Diwali". India Today. April 22, 2022. Retrieved April 22, 2022.
  9. ^ "PM Modi holds bilateral talks with UK PM Boris Johnson at Hyderabad House". India Today. April 22, 2022. Retrieved April 22, 2022.
  10. ^ "Johnson vows to deepen trade ties with India after talks with PM Modi". BBC News. April 22, 2022. Retrieved April 22, 2022.
  11. ^ "Britain, India call for immediate ceasefire in Ukraine". Times of India. Associated Press. April 22, 2022. Retrieved April 22, 2022.
  12. ^ Ghosh, Poulomi (April 22, 2022). "Talking to Modi made it clear': Boris Johnson on New Delhi's stand on Russia-Ukraine". Hindustan Times. Retrieved April 22, 2022.
  13. ^ Regeringskansliet, Regeringen och (2022-05-10). "Statsminister Magdalena Andersson tar emot Storbritanniens premiärminister Boris Johnson". Regeringskansliet (in Swedish). Retrieved 2022-05-10.
  14. ^ "Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson to visit Finland". Presidentti. 2022-05-10. Retrieved 2022-05-10.
  15. ^ "Prime Minister to visit UAE to pay respects to Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan". GOV.UK. Retrieved 2022-05-15.
  16. ^ "UK to offer major training programme for Ukrainian forces as Prime Minister hails their victorious determination". GOV.UK. Retrieved 2022-06-17.
  17. ^ "New date announced for Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting". Commonwealth. Retrieved 2022-01-31.