DIARY-Political and General News Events from June 13
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THURSDAY, JUNE 13 ** KAMPALA - Uganda Finance Minister Matia Kasaija will present the 2019/2020 fiscal year budget. ** DAR ES SALAAM- Tanzania Finance Minister Philip Mpango will present the 2019/2020 fiscal year budget ** KIGALI - Rwanda Finance Minister Uzziel Ndagijimana will present the 2019/2020 fiscal year budget ** NAIROBI - Kenya Finance Minister Henry Rotich will present the government's 2019/2020 fiscal year budget - 1500 GMT ** ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa will meet President of Ivory Coast Alassane Ouattara in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. ** BISHKEK - Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Kyrgyzstan ahead of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Bishkek. - 0300 GMT ** BISHKEK - Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the sidelines of the two-day Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Bishkek. Leaders of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan are also taking part in the summit. - 1100 GMT ** BERLIN - German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his acting Albanian counterpart Gent Cakaj speak to reporters in Berlin - 1300 GMT ** ABU DHABI - Malaysian King Muhammad V visits United Arab Emirates (to June 14). ** BISHKEK - Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Kyrgyzstan for 19th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit (June 14).
** BISHKEK – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Bishkek to participate in Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) (June 14).
** BUDAPEST - Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen visits Hungary (to June 14). WASHINGTON D.C - Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze visits the United Sates (to June 14).
SYDNEY - Sydney Film Festival 2019 (to June 16)
VIENNA - United Nations IAEA, Board of Governors meeting (to June 14).
TEHRAN - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to visit Iran (to June 14). BISHKEK - Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga will pay an official visit to Kyrgyzstan (final day).
OSLO - South Korean President Moon Jae-in on state visit to Norway (final day).
ANKARA - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu meets his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian in Ankara and they hold a joint news conference.
BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomes Macedonia's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev at the Chancellery in Berlin - 0730 GMT.
LUXEMBOURG - Eurogroup meeting. - - - - - - - - - FRIDAY, JUNE 14
** BISHKEK - Leaders of China, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan meet on the second day of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Kyrgyzstan. - 0400 GMT ** BISHKEK - Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga will hold a trilateral meeting on the sidelines of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Kyrgyzstan - 1000 GMT GENEVA, Switzerland - Christine Lagarde, IMF managing director, attends annual conference of the International Labour Conference ILO. OSLO - German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will visit Oslo and meet his Norwegian counterpart Ine Eriksen Soereide - 1100 GMT. VALLETTA, Malta - Leaders from EU southern states - Malta, Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain - hold a summit in Valletta.
LUXEMBOURG - Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting. GLOBAL - World Blood Donor Day.
GAZA - 12th anniversary of Hamas takeover of the Gaza strip from Fatah. - - - - - - - - -
SATURDAY, JUNE 15 ** STOCKHOLM - South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Swedish Prime Miinsiter Stefan Lofven hold talks followed by a joint news conference ** DUSHANBE - Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen visits Tajikistan to attend the fifth Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA).
** LONDON - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad be making a three-day working visit to the United Kingdom (to June 17). DUSHANBE - Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay an official visit to Tajikistan.
DUSHANBE - Russian President Vladimir Putin will participate in the fifth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) in Dushanbe.
KARUIZAWA, JAPAN - Energy ministers of the G20 nations gather in the Japanese city of Karuizawa. TALLINN - Queen Margrethe II of Denmark on a state visit to Estonia.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Referendum election. SHANGHAI – 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival 2019 (to June 24).
GLOBAL - World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD).
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SUNDAY, JUNE 16 BEIJING - Syrian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Walid Mualem will visit China (to June 21).
GUATEMALA – President election. GUATEMALA - Guatemalan Congress of the Republic election.
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LUXEMBOURG – EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting. - - - - - - - - -
TUESDAY, JUNE 18 ** BERLIN, Germany - German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier will visit China (to June 21). ** BERLIN - Poland Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz holds a speech about the European Union and his country's vision for its future at a policy and constitutional rights research institute in Berlin. - 1400 GMT ** BERLIN - German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will receive Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at Berlin's Bellevue Palace. PARIS - Aerospace Meetings PARIS 2019 (to June 20).
LUXEMBOURG – EU General Affairs Council meeting. - - - - - - - - -
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19
MOSCOW - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov holds talks with Swiss Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis.
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THURSDAY, JUNE 20 ** DORTMUND, Germany - Germany President Frank-Walter Steinmeier delivers a speech at the 37th German Evangelical Church Day. - 0900 GMT ** BANGKOK - ASEAN senior officials' meeting (to June 23). GLOBAL - World Refugee Day.
PERTH - Bill Johnston, Western Australia's minister for mines, will meet Hon Yeo Bee Yin, Malaysia's energy minister, in Perth.
BRUSSELS - European Council meeting (to June 21). BANGKOK - ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting (to June 23). BANGKOK - 34th ASEAN Summit (to June 23)
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FRIDAY, JUNE 21
** NAPLES, Italy - Pope Francis will visit Naples and deliver speech at university - 0900 GMT GENEVA, Switzerland - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres addresses ILO's conference as annual meeting closes.
BRUSSELS - EU leaders meet in Brussels for European Council Summit. MINSK - Georgian President Salome Zourabichvili will visit Belarus for the opening ceremony of the 2nd European Games in Minsk.
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SATURDAY, JUNE 22 MAURITANIA - President election. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, JUNE 24 NEW DELHI/COLOMBO/TOKYO/SEOUL - US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo will embark on a four-nation visit to India, Sri Lanka, Japan and South Korea (to June 30).
BERLIN – 71st anniversary of beginning of The Berlin Blockade. Communist forces cut off all land and water routes between West Germany and West Berlin, prompting the United States to organize a massive airlift.
WELLINGTON - Launch of OECD Economic Surveys: New Zealand 2019.
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TUESDAY, JUNE 25 NEW DELHI - US secretary of state Mike Pompeo visits India and meets Indian Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar (to June 26). LOS ANGELES - 10th death anniversary of pop star Michael Jackson. LUXEMBOURG - General Affairs Council (Cohesion) meeting.
VIENNA - 176th Meeting of the OPEC Conference. - - - - - - - - -
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26
** BRUSSELS - Defence ministers from the 29 allied governments of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meet in Brussels to discuss policy (to June 27) TOKYO - French President Emmanuel Macron and wife Brigitte visit Japan ahead of the G20 summit (to June 27) GLOBAL - International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
VIENNA - 6th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting.
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FRIDAY, JUNE 28 OSAKA, Japan - G20 summit (to June 29). - - - - - - - - -
SATURDAY, JUNE 29
PYEONGTAEK - South Korea observes the 17th anniversary of an inter-Korean sea clash.
BEJING/TAIPEI - 9th anniversary of signing of a landmark trade deal between China and Taiwan.
OSAKA, Japan - Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka. - - - - - - - - -
TUESDAY, JULY 2
GLOBAL - World UFO day on anniversary of the Roswell incident.
SIENA - July annual horse race "Palio di Siena." - - - - - - - - -
THURSDAY, JULY 4
VATICAN CITY - Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet Pope Francis at the Vatican.
UNITED STATES - Independence Day. PARIS - G7 development and education ministers meet in France ahead of August summit.
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Friday, JULY 5
SONKAJARVI - Wife-Carrying World Championship 2019 (to July 6). - - - - - - - - -
SATURDAY, JULY 6
** LIMA - Lima hosts 14th Pacific Alliance Summit. GLOBAL – 2019 International Day of Cooperatives. - - - - - - - - -
SUNDAY, JULY 7
KATHMANDU – 72nd birthday of Nepal's deposed King Gyanendra.
LONDON - 14th anniversary of the attacks on London's transport network, killing more than 50 and injuring 700. - - - - - - - - -
TUESDAY, JULY 9
** WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump and the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, confer at the White House. TEHRAN - 20th anniversary of attack on Tehran University dormitory in 1999.
JERUSALEM/RAMALLAH - Palestine marks the 14th anniversary of a World Court ruling that Israel's walls and fences in the West Bank were illegal.
SOUTH SUDAN – 8th anniversary of South Sudan becoming an independent state. - - - - - - - - -
THURSDAY, JULY 11 GLOBAL - United Nations World Population Day.
MUMBAI - 12th anniversary of deadly bomb attacks on Mumbai's commuter rail network.
VIENNA - Launch of OECD Economic Surveys: Austria 2019. - - - - - - - - -
SUNDAY, JULY 14
PARIS - Bastille Day. - - - - - - - - -
WEDNESDAY, JULY 17
** CHANTILLY, France - The G7 countries' finance ministers and central bank governors will meet in Chantilly, France (to July 18). GLOBAL - World Day for International Justice. - - - - - - - - -
THURSDAY, JULY 18
** BUENOS AIRES - Buenos Aires hosts the hemispheric anti-terrorism summit with the attendance of US secretary of state Mike Pompeo in Argentina. GLOBAL - Nelson Mandela International Day. - - - - - - - - -
SATURDAY, JULY 20
CYPRUS - Cyprus marks the anniversary of the Turkish invasion in 1974. - - - - - - - - -
SUNDAY, JULY 21
BAKU - 2019 Summer European Youth Olympics Festival (to July 27). - - - - - - - - -
MONDAY, JULY 22
OSLO – 8th anniversary of Norway bombing and mass shooting at youth summer camp on the nearby Utoya Island where 77 people were killed. - - - - - - - - -
THURSDAY, JULY 25
** SANTIAGO - Finance ministers from APEC countries meet ahead of presidential summit (to July 26). BAYREUTH, Germany - Annual Bayreuth festival 2019 (to Aug 28). - - - - - - - - -
FRIDAY, JULY 26
** RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Foreign ministers of China, Russia, India, Brazil and South African meet in Rio to prepare for the November presidential summit in Brasilia. - - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, JULY 27 ** BANGKOK - ASEAN senior officials' meeting (to Aug 3).
** BANGKOK - 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting
** BANGKOK - 20th ASEAN Plus Three Foreign Ministers Meeting
** BANGKOK - 9th East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers Meeting - - - - - - - - -
SUNDAY, JULY 28
GLOBAL - World Hepatitis Day.
GLOBAL – 105th anniversary of the beginning of World War 1.
PERU - 198th anniversary of Independence.
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** BANGKOK – Foreign ministers from Southeast and East Asian nations gather in Bangkok for the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting, 20th ASEAN Plus Three, and the 9th East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers' Meeting. (to Aug 3). - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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