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DIARY-Political and General News Events from October 31


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Updated: 31-10-2018 17:52 IST

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----------------------------------------------------------- This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events ----------------------------------------------------------- WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31 ** JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland. - 0800 GMT

MANILA/ PORT MORESBY/ SUVA - Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay an official visit to the Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Fiji (Final Day). BERLIN - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi visits Germany to attend G20 Investment Summit (Final Day). DOHA/ KUWAIT CITY - Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will make her first visit to Qatar and Kuwait (Final Day). TOKYO - Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam will visit Japan. Teresa Cheng, the city's secretary for justice, Edward Yau, the secretary for commerce and economic development and Nicholas Yang, the secretary for innovation and technology, will join parts of the visit. (to Nov. 2).

BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomes Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi - 1130 GMT PARIS - French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian due to meet his Irish counterpart Simon Coveney in Paris - 1630 GMT

BEIJING - El Salvador President Salvador Sanchez Ceren, Dominican President Danilo Medina and Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel will pay state visits to China. UNITED KINGDOM - British Prime Minister Theresa May and finance minister Philip Hammond will meet around 120 chief executives and international investors to discuss Brexit and the budget.

MOSCOW - Moldovan President Igor Dodon visits Russia and meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin. (to Nov. 1). - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1 ** KIEV - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to address a joint press conference after talks in Kiev. - 1300 GMT

KIEV - German Chancellor Angela Merkel travels to Ukraine, meets President Petro Poroshenko. TIRANA, Albania - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel arrives in Albania - 1100 GMT

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2 ** BEIJING, China (PRC) - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan meets Chinese President Xi Jinping on a visit seen as vital to Islamabad's efforts to obtain fresh loans to prop up the economy. - 0800 GMT

MOSCOW, Russia - Russian President Vladimir Putin meets Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel. BEIJING, China (PRC) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meets Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. - 0800 GMT

BEIJING - Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan visits China (to Nov. 5). WARSAW - German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Warsaw, Poland as part of regular German-Polish bilateral meetings.

HANOI - French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe will pay an official visit to Vietnam (to Nov. 4). - - - - - - - - -

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4 NEW CALEDONIA – Referendum election. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5

BRUSSELS - Eurogroup meeting. BRUSSELS - Euro Zone Finance Ministers meet to discuss deeper integration of the region, including a euro zone budget, new powers for bailout fund and setting up a deposit guarantee scheme - 1400 GMT. - - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6 BEIJING - China's Premier Li Keqiang will meet the heads of IMF, World bank and World Trade Organization in Beijing as part of an annual meeting. BRUSSELS, Belgium - Spanish Finance minister Nadia Calviño and French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire discuss the challenges ahead of the European Council in December, including European Monetary Union reforms and digital taxation - 1300 GMT

BRUSSELS – EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting. GUAM - Non-Voting Delegate To Us House Of Representatives election. United States - US House of Representatives election. Guam - Legislature of Guam election. United States - US Senate election. - - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7 ** ABUJA - Britain's Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, Charles and Camilla, visit Nigeria (to Nov. 9).

MADAGASCAR – President election. - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11 PARIS - Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit France. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12 BRUSSELS – EU General Affairs Council meeting BERLIN - German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz speaks to the foreign press association on a range of issues - 1300 GMT. - - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14 FIJI - Fijian Parliament election. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15 TASHKENT - Kyrgyzstan Economy Minister Oleg Pankratov visits Uzbekistan. - - - - - - - - - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16 BRUSSELS – EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Budget) meeting - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18 GUINEA-BISSAU - Bissau-Guinean People's National Assembly election. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19 BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting - - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20 BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council (Defence) meeting - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22 HAVANA - Spain Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez Official visits to Cuba (to Nov. 23). - - - - - - - - - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23 COPENHAGEN - Hungary Foreign and Trade minister Peter Szijjarto visits Denmark. - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25 MALI - Malian National Assembly election. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26 BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council (Development) meeting - - - - - - - - -

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16 ** TOGO – Referendum election. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20 ** TOGO - Togolese National Assembly election.

- - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23 ** DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO - President election. ** DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO - Congolese National Assembly election.

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