Timeline of the presidency of Barack Obama (2013)

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The following is a timeline of the Presidency of Barack Obama, from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. For his time as President-elect, see the Presidential transition of Barack Obama; for a detailed account of his first months in office, see First 100 days of Barack Obama's presidency; for a complete itinerary of his travels, see List of presidential trips made by Barack Obama.

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

  • April 2 – President Obama holds bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore.[29]
  • April 3 – The President speaks at the Denver Police Academy promoting common-sense measures to control gun violence.[30]
  • April 11 – President Obama presents his proposed 2014 budget to Congress.[31]
  • April 11 – The President meets with United Nation's Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.[32]
  • April 15 – The President greets NCAA football champions the Alabama Crimson Tide.[33]
  • April 16 – President Obama and Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Zayed of the United Arab Emirates have a working lunch at the White House.[34]
  • April 18 – President Obama speaks at a prayer service for victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.[35]
  • April 22 – President Obama meets with Prime Minister Shinzō Abe of Japan.[36]
  • April 23 – The President meets in a bilateral meeting with Qatar Emir Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani.[37]
  • April 26 – The President meets for the second time in a month with Jordan's King Abdullah II.[38]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

  • September 4 – The President has bilateral meetings and holds a press conference in Stockholm with Prime Minister Reinfeldt of Sweden. President Obama also meets with King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden to discuss the Syria air strike plan.[83]
  • September 5 – President Obama arrives in St. Petersburg, Russia for the G-20 summit. The President conducts a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Shinzō Abe of Japan to discuss the Syria air strike plan.[84]
  • September 6 – The President has bilateral meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss the Syria air strike plan.[85]
  • September 6 – The President has bilateral meetings with French President François Hollande to discuss the Syria air strike plan.[86]
  • September 10 – President Obama addresses the nation about Syrian use of chemical weapons.[87]
  • September 13Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait, and the President have bilateral meetings.[88]
  • September 23 – The President has bilateral meetings with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan.[89]
  • September 24 – President Obama addresses the United Nations General Assembly.[90]
  • September 27 – The President has bilateral meetings with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.[91]
  • September 30 – The President has bilateral meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.[92]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

  • December 3 – The President conducts a bilateral meeting and has a working lunch with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos[106]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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