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  • November 15, 1988: President-Elect George H.W. Bush met with West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl.
  • January 8, 1993: President-Elect William J. Clinton met with Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari.
  • December 18, 2000: President-Elect George W. Bush met with French President Jacques Chirac.
  • January 12, 2009: President-Elect Barack Obama met with Mexican President Felipe Calderon.
  • November 17, 2016: President-Elect Donald Trump met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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