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DIARY-Political and General News Events from July 28

DIARY-Political and General News Events from July 28

Reuters · 07/28/2022 08:08
DIARY-Political and General News Events from July 28

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THURSDAY, JULY 28


** TASHKENT - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will visit Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan.


** ISTANBUL - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu holds a conference with his Georgian counterpart and could comment on the issue of the Ukraine grain deal after the opening of a monitoring centre in Istanbul on Wednesday. - 1030 GMT.


** PARIS - France's President Emmanuel Macron meets Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman over a working dinner - 1830 GMT.


SEOUL - Indonesian President Joko Widodo will visit South Korea for summit talks with President Yoon Suk-yeol (Final Day).


SEOUL - South Korea's top economic policymakers, including finance minister, central bank governor and presidential aide, to hold a meeting on economy and financial markets. - 2230 GMT


RIGA - Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar arrives in Riga, meets Latvian counterpart Artis Pabriks to discuss implementation of NATO Madrid summit decision and bilateral relations.


MOSCOW - Hungary's foreign minister to visit Moscow on Thursday and will meet Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian deputy prime minister Alexander Novak.


GUINEA-BISSAU - French President Emmanuel Macron visits Guinea-Bissau on the third leg of a West and Central Africa tour, as its leader Umaro Sissoco Embalo takes the helm of the Economic Community of West African States.


NICOSIA - Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias visits Nicosia.


ATHENS - German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock flies to Athens.


VIENNA - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban holds a conference with his Austrian counterpart Karl Nehammer - 1015 GMT.


TEHRAN – Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Tehran.


GLOBAL - World Hepatitis Day.


GLOBAL – 108th anniversary of the beginning of World War 1.


PERU - 201st Anniversary of Independence.


TASHKENT - Wang Yi Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China will attend the meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to be held in Uzbekistan (to July 29).


TASHKENT - S. Jaishankar, minister of external affairs of India, to visit Uzbekistan to participate in a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) council of foreign ministers (to July 29).


MEXICO CITY/ CARACAS/ BUENOS AIRES - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan visit Mexico, Venezuela and Argentina (to July 29).


OTTAWA - Pope Francis to visit Canada (to July 30).


TASHKENT - Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe High Commissioner on Ethnic Minorities (OSCE HCEM) Kairat Abdrakhmanov to visit Uzbekistan (To Aug. 2).


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FRIDAY, JULY 29


** BANGKOK - India's Minister of State for External Affairs, Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, will visit Bangkok, Thailand (to July 31)


** BELGRADE - Spain's prime minister Pedro Sanchez is set to visit Serbia. He will meet President Aleksandar Vucic, other officials. (to July 30).


** UNITED NATIONS - U.N. Security Council to meet on Ukraine - 1400 GMT.


WASHINGTON DC - South Korean National Defense Minister Lee Jong-sup will meet his American counterpart Lloyd Austin in Washington.


ANKARA - German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock travels to Turkey.


BALKANS/ BELGRADE/ SARAJEVO and MOSTAR/ PODGORICA/ SKOPJE/ TIRANA - Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez travels to Western Balkans. The tour includes visits to: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro,Northern Macedonia and Albania (To Aug. 1).


BAYREUTH, Germany - Annual Bayreuth festival 2022 (to Aug. 9).


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SATURDAY, JULY 30


** BISHKEK - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will go to Kyrgyzstan on an official visit (to July 31).


PHNOM PENH – 55th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM) (To Aug. 6).


PHNOM PENH – 12th EAS Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (EAS FMM) (To Aug. 6).


JAKARTA – 23rd APT Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (APT FMM) (To Aug. 6).


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SUNDAY, JULY 31


DAKAR, Senegal - Election for Senegalese National Assembly.


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MONDAY, AUGUST 1


** NEW DELHI - Ibrahim Mohamed Solih President of the Maldives to make an official visit to India (To August 4).


* APIA, Samoa - New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern and other ministers are heading to Samoa for official 60th celebrations of the signing of the Friendship Treaty (to Aug. 2).


GLOBAL – World Breastfeeding Week (to Aug. 7).


WARSAW – Poland marks 78th anniversary of its war-time Warsaw Uprising against the Nazi occupation.


CHINA – 95th founding anniversary of the People's Liberation Army.


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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3


** PHNOM PENH - Turkish foreign minister Melvut Cavusoglu meets with counterpart from Cambodia, current chair of ASEAN. - 0900 GMT


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THURSDAY, AUGUST 4


** PHNOM PENH - ASEAN Foreign Ministers meet with counterparts from EU and USA at the 55th ASEAN Foreign Minister Meeting in Cambodia.


** PHNOM PENH - ASEAN Foreign Ministers meet with counterparts from Australia and New Zealand at the 55th ASEAN Foreign Minister Meeting in Cambodia.


** PHNOM PENH - ASEAN foreign ministers meet with their Chinese and South Korean counterparts Wang Yi and Park Jin respectively. - 0100 GMT


** PHNOM PENH - ASEAN foreign ministers meet with their Japanese and British counterparts Yoshimasa Hayashi and Liz Truss respectively. - 0215 GMT


** PHNOM PENH - ASEAN Plus Three foreign ministers, including ASEAN member states, China, Japan and South Korea, hold a meeting in Cambodia. - 0330 GMT


** PHNOM PENH - ASEAN foreign ministers meet with counterparts from China, Japan, South Korea. - 0330 GMT


** PHNOM PENH - ASEAN foreign ministers meet with their Indian and Canadian counterparts Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and Melanie Joly respectively. - 0630 GMT


** UTOEYA, Norway - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg to deliver a speech at the Norwegian Labour party youth wing's summer camp on the island of Utoeya, focusing on the importance of NATO and on Russia's war on Ukraine. - 0830 GMT


PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov takes part in a ministerial meeting of the Association of South East Asian Nation.


KINGSTON - President of Namibia Hage G Geingob and his wife Monica Geingos to visit Jamaica (To Aug. 8)


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FRIDAY, AUGUST 5


SOCHI, Russia - Russian President Vladimir Putin meets Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Black Sea resort of Sochi.


EDINBURGH, Scotland - Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2022 (To Aug 29).


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SATURDAY, AUGUST 6


HIROSHIMA - Hiroshima Commemorations 77th Anniversary of 1945 attacks.


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TUESDAY, AUGUST 9


ANKARA - Slovenia President Borut Pahor will make a state visit to Turkey (to Aug. 10).


NAGASAKI, Japan - Nagasaki Commemorations 77th Anniversary of 1945 attacks.


KENYA – President election.


KENYA - Kenyan National Assembly election.


KENYA - Kenyan Senate election.


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FRIDAY, AUGUST 12


GLOBAL - International Youth Day.


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SATURDAY, AUGUST 13


EDINBURGH, Scotland - Edinburgh International Book Festival (to Aug 29)


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SUNDAY, AUGUST 14


PAKISTAN – 75th Anniversary of Pakistan independence from British rule.


BANGKOK - 11th APEC Tourism Ministers Meeting and the 60th APEC Tourism Working Group Meeting (to August 20).


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MONDAY, AUGUST 15


INDIA – 75th Anniversary of Indian Independence from British rule.


JAPAN – 77th Anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War Two.


LIECHTENSTEIN – 216th Anniversary of Independence.


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FRIDAY, AUGUST 19


TRALEE, Ireland - 2022 Rose of Tralee International Festival (to Aug 23).


GLOBAL - World Humanitarian Day.


MOSCOW – 30th Anniversary of the failed Soviet coup against Mikhail Gorbachev which accelerated the collapse of the Soviet Union.


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SUNDAY, AUGUST 21


SUNDAY – 9th Anniversary of gas attack which killed hundreds of people in rebel-held on the edge of Damascus.


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TUESDAY, AUGUST 23


BALTIC WAY – 33rd anniversary of the Baltic Way, a human chain of people in 1989 stretching from Vilnius to Tallinn to mark solidarity in the struggle for independence from the Soviet Union.


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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24


POLAND - Poland marks the 33rd anniversary of the creation of the first post-Communist government in 1989.


UKRAINE – 31st Anniversary of Independence.


WASHINGTON – 210th Anniversary of the Burning of Washington, including the White House and the US Capitol building, by the British troops during the War of 1812.


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THURSDAY, AUGUST 25


URUGUAY - Uruguay's Independence Day.


PARIS – 78th Anniversary of the liberation of Paris from Nazi occupation in the Second World War.


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MONDAY, AUGUST 29


PRAGUE - EU informal meeting of defence ministers. (To Aug. 30)


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TUESDAY, AUGUST 30


GENEVA - Human Rights Council - Organizational meeting on the 51st session.


PRAGUE - EU foreign ministers meet in Prague (to Aug 31).


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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31


VENICE, Italy – 79th Venice International Film Festival (to Sept 10).


PRAGUE – EU informal meeting of foreign affairs ministers.


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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1


LISBON - European Parliament President Roberta Metsola visits Portugal (to Sept. 2)


LISBON - European Parliament President Roberta Metsola speaks at the Estoril conferences, giving a 20-minute speech under the theme 'The World ahead'. - 1130 GMT


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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5


VLADIVOSTOK, Russia - Russia holds VII Eastern Economic Forum (to September 8).


PHNOM PENH - 14th CLMV Economic Ministers' Meeting. (To Sept. 11)


PHNOM PENH - 54th ASEAN Economic Ministers' (AEM) Meeting and Related Meeting. (To Sept. 11)


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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8


PRAGUE - EU economy and finance ministers' informal meeting in Prague. (to September 10)


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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9


PRAGUE – EU Informal meeting of economic and financial affairs ministers. (To Sept. 10)


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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11


SWEDEN - Swedish Parliament Election.


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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12


GENEVA – 51st regular session of the Human Rights Council (To Oct. 7)


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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20


BRUSSELS - EU General Affairs Council meeting.


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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25


SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE - Sao Tomean National Assembly Election.



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