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DIARY-Political and General News Events from Nov. 13


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----------------------------------------------------------- This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events ----------------------------------------------------------- TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13 ** SINGAPORE - Russian President Vladimir Putin holds a meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad as leaders gather in Singapore for the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit - 1300 GMT.

** TOKYO - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso will meet U.S. Vice President Mike Pence.

TOKYO/ SINGAPORE/ SYDNEY/ PORT MORESBY - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will visit Japan, Singapore, Australia, and Papua New Guinea (to Nov. 18). SINGAPORE - 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit (to Nov. 15).

TOKYO - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will visit Japan and meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (Final Day). SINGAPORE - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will pay an official visit to Singapore at the invitation of Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (to Nov. 16) GENEVA – United Nations UNCTAD, Trade and Development Commission, Tenth session (to Nov. 16). LIMA - Peru President Martin Vizcarra welcomes Spain King Felipe and Queen Letizia during official visit (Final Day).

SINGAPORE - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivers a speech on "Singapore-China Relations and Regional Development" at a local think tank in Singapore. JOHANNESBURG - World Bank officials to meet Zambia finance minister and government officials in the town of Livingstone to discuss the economy of Africa's No. 2 copper producer, which is facing high levels of debt. STOCKHOLM - Italian President Sergio Mattarella visits Sweden as Rome and Brussels are locked in a fight over the Italian budget (to Nov. 15). COPENHAGEN - Prime ministers of Denmark, The Netherlands, Belgium, Finland, Luxembourg, Estonia, Slovenia and the Czech Republic to meet in Denmark to discuss free trade, inner market, Brexit and upcoming EP election - 1830 GMT. SINGAPORE - Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a series of bilateral meetings during his visit to Singapore (to Nov. 15). OSLO - Defence Ministers from the Nordic, Baltic, Germany, Netherlands, Poland and Britain will meet in Oslo to discuss security challenges and the future development of their defence cooperation (to Nov. 14). BEIJING - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas - 0300 GMT. BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks at Sueddeutsche Zeitung Economic Summit - 1900 GMT. BERLIN - German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier and EU Energy Commissioner Maros Sefcovic hold speeches at an e-mobility conference in Berlin - 0800 GMT. SINGAPORE - South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit Singapore for attending a series of ASEAN-related meetings, including the East Asia Summit (to Nov. 16). SINGAPORE - Ministers from ASEAN member countries attend the 18th ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC) Council Meeting and the 22nd ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC) Meeting. - - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14 ** SINGAPORE - Russian President Vladimir Putin holds a meeting with Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha as leaders gather in Singapore for the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit - 0530 GMT ** SINGAPORE - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence meets South Korean President Moon Jae-in on the sidelines of ASEAN summit in Singapore - 0700 GMT ** SINGAPORE - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet United States Vice President Mike Pence on the sidelines of the 13th East Asia Summit in Singapore.

SINGAPORE - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speak at a session on the third day of the Fintech Festival organized in Singapore. - 0130 GMT

BOGOTA - Colombian President Ivan Duque Marquez, Energy Minister Maria Fernanda Suarez, head of state oil company Ecopetrol and other officials will speak over the course of a three-day conference in Bogota (to Nov. 16). SINGAPORE - ASEAN leaders meet with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Singapore. FIJI - Fijian Parliament election. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15

PORT MORESBY/ BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN/ MANILA - Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Papua New Guinea, Brunei, and the Philippines, and will attend APEC meeting (to Nov. 21) PORT MORESBY - Papua New Guinea Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Rimbink Pato and ministers from the region will seek consensus on new ways for advancing next generation trade and growth. WASHINGTON D.C., - Tobias Adrian, financial counsellor and director, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, International Monetary Fund, participates in panel, "Unconventional Monetary Policy, Interest Rates, and Asset Prices" before the Cato Institute "Monetary Policy 10 Years After the Crisis" conference, in Washington - 1630 GMT. ZURICH, Switzerland – Switzerland Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis speaks on "Switzerland in Europe" - 1730 GMT. TORONTO, Canada - Ontario Finance Minister Vic Fedeli will present the fall economic statement of Canada's biggest province. It will be the first budget update for the new Progressive Conservative Party government - 2100 GMT. SINGAPORE - ASEAN leaders meet with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the ASEAN Plus Three Summit in Singapore. SINGAPORE - Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong holds a news conference after ASEAN summit. TASHKENT - Kyrgyzstan Economy Minister Oleg Pankratov visits Uzbekistan. - - - - - - - - - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16 ** DARWIN, Australia - Japanese prime minister arrives in Darwin, Australia for meeting with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. ** RIGA, Latvia - Iceland's President Gudni Thorlacius Johannesson visits Latvia - 0730 GMT

BRUSSELS - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker meets Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis - 0900 GMT

PORT MORESBY - Papua New Guinea hosts the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit (to Nov. 18).

PORT MORESBY - Indonesian President Joko Widodo addresses APEC summit. BRUSSELS – EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Budget) meeting - - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17 PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea - Russian Prime Minister Dimitry Medvedev delivers a speech at the opening of the APEC CEO summit. - 0030 GMT PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea - Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech at the APEC CEO summit. - 0115 GMT

PORT MORESBY - Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech at the APEC CEO summit - 0115 GMT. BRUSSELS - EU leaders gather for emergency summit on Brexit (to Nov.18). PORT MORESBY - APEC Leaders will meet their counterparts from across the Pacific islands to address regional trade issues. PORT MORESBY – APEC Summit address by Prime Minister of Russia Dimitry Medvedev, Vice President of the United States Mike Pence, President of China Xi Jinping, President of South Korea Moon Jae-In. PORT MORESBY - South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit Papua New Guinea for attending APEC summit (to Nov. 18). - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18 BERLIN - French President Emmanuel Macron participates in international youth meeting "Youth for Peace - 100 Years after World War I, 100 Ideas for Peace". - 0930 GMT

BERLIN - French President Emmanuel Macron will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin. GUINEA-BISSAU - Bissau-Guinean People's National Assembly election. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19 GENEVA – United Nations Human Rights Council, Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, Eighty-third session (to Nov. 23). VIENNA – United Nations IAEA, Board of Governors, Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee (to Nov. 21). BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting - - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20 MANILA - China President Xi Jinping starts a two-day visit to the Philippines (to Nov. 21). BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council (Defence) meeting. - - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21

MANILA - Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Philippines. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22 MADRID - Launch of OECD Economic Survey: Spain 2018, Madrid, Spain. GENEVA – United Nations Human Rights Council, Forum on human rights, democracy and the rule of law, Second session (to Nov. 23). VIENNA - United Nations IAEA, Board of Governors (to Nov. 23). HAVANA - Spain Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez Official visits to Cuba (to Nov. 23). - - - - - - - - - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23 HAVANA - Spain Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will visit Cuba (to Nov. 23). COPENHAGEN - Hungary Foreign and Trade minister Peter Szijjarto visits Denmark. - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25 MALI - Malian National Assembly election. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26 GENEVA – United Nations Human Rights Council, Forum on Business and Human Rights, Seventh session (to Nov. 28). GENEVA – United Nations Human Rights Council, Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination, Thirty-fifth session (to Nov. 30). BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council (Development) meeting - - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27

HANOI - North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho visits Vietnam (to Nov. 29) - - - - - - - - - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 BUENOS AIRES - G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires (to Dec. 1). - - - - - - - - -

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3

BRUSSELS - Euro Zone finance ministers meeting - 1400 GMT. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6

VIENNA - 175th (Ordinary) OPEC 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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