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DIARY-Political and General News Events from April 17


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Updated: 17-04-2019 16:40 IST
DIARY-Political and General News Events from April 17

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----------------------------------------------------------- This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events ----------------------------------------------------------- WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17 ** WARSAW - Poland Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz meets Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elgar Mammadiarov. ** MOSCOW - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov holds talks with Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic in Moscow - 0700 GMT.

** PARIS – Greek Foreign Minister George Katrougalos will visit Paris and meets his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian. ** ZAGREB/BRATISLAVA/ANKARA – Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs.Jacek Czaputowicz will start his visits to Croatia, Slovakia and Turkey. ** RIYADH – Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdulmahdi said he will be visiting Riyadh.

MOSCOW – Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon visits Russia (Final Day) ASHGABAT/ TASHKENT - South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan (to April 18). WASHINGTON D.C, - Japan Economy Minister Hiroshige Seko and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will continue their trade talks on the second day in Washington D.C. ANKARA - Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visits Turkey for talks likely to include policy on Syrian conflict and Tehran's energy exports to Ankara PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron gives a news conference at the Elysee presidential palace after announcing his policy response to the "Great Debate". BEIJING, China (PRC) - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets his Burkina Faso counterpart Alpha Barry in Beijing. STRASBOURG, France - Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins speaks in the European Parliament in Strasbourg - 0800 GMT. BERLIN - Germany Economy Minister Peter Altmaier presents 2019 spring outlook in Berlin - 0900 GMT. MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin meets Tajikistan counterpart Emomali Rahmon in Moscow - 1300 GMT.

PRAGUE - Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will meet his local counterpart Andrej Babis and also attend Czech-Vietnamese business forum in Czech Republic - 0730 GMT. VIENNA - 176th (Extraordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference. MOSCOW - Saudi King Salman's son Sultan bin Salman bin Adbulaziz Al Saud will visit Moscow. INDONESIA – President election. INDONESIA - Indonesian Regional Representative Council election. INDONESIA - Indonesian House of Representatives election. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, APRIL 18

** Bratislava – Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs.Jacek Czaputowicz will attend a meeting of the foreign ministers of the Visegrad Group (V4) member countries in Bratislava, Slovakia. BRATISLAVA - French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will meet Central European ministers in Bratislava. TASHKENT - South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit Uzbekistan (to April 21). INDIA - Indian People's Assembly election. MOSCOW - Estonia's President Kersti Kaljulaid will visit Moscow. VIENNA - OPEC and non-OPEC oil ministers' meet in Vienna.

ALGERIA – President election. - - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, APRIL 20

UNITED STATES - 9th anniversary of Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill. - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, APRIL 21 TEHRAN – Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will pay an official visit to Iran (to April 22).

TOKYO - Pakistan Foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will visit Japan (to April 24). ASTANA - South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit Kazakhstan (to April 23). LONDON - Queen Elizabeth to celebrate her 93nd birthday. PARIS – 58th anniversary of the first manned mission to space. MACEDONIA – President election. COMOROS – President election. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, APRIL 22 GLOBAL - Earth Day.

- - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, APRIL 23 INDIA - Indian People's Assembly election. GLOBAL – U.N. World Book and Copyright Day.

- - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24 LONDON - British Finance Minister Philip Hammond speaks to lawmakers on parliament's Treasury Committee about the Spring Statement budget update he announced in March - 1315 GMT. JAKARTA - 2nd APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) Meeting. GLOBAL - World Immunization Week 2019 (to Apr. 30).

- - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, APRIL 25

** NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan - Diplomats from Russia, Turkey and Iran to hold a fresh round of talks in the Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan, on settling the Syrian civil conflict (to April 26). BRATISLAVA - Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Central European prime ministers in Bratislava. BRUSSELS - EU-Japan summit. GLOBAL - World Malaria Day.

- - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, APRIL 28 SEOUL - Chilean President Sebastian Pinera will make a state visit to South Korea (to April 29).

PORT ARTHUR, Tasmania - 21th anniversary of Port Arthur Massacre in Tasmania. LONDON - 2019 London Marathon. BENIN - Beninese National Assembly election. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, APRIL 29

INDIA - Indian People's Assembly election. LONDON – 8th wedding anniversary of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, MAY 5

PANAMA - President election. PANAMA - Panamanian National Assembly election. - - - - - - - - -

MONDAY, MAY 6 INDIA - Indian People's Assembly election. - - - - - - - - -

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8 SOUTH AFRICA - South African National Assembly election. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, MAY 9

SIBIU, Romania - The informal European Council will bring together EU heads of state or government in Sibiu. - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, MAY 12

LITHUANIA – President election. INDIA - Indian People's Assembly election. - - - - - - - - -

MONDAY, MAY 13 PHILIPPINES - Philippine Senate election.

PHILIPPINES - Philippine House of Representatives election. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, MAY 16 BRUSSELS - Euro zone finance ministers meet in Brussels. BRUSSELS - Eurogroup meeting. - - - - - - - - -

SUNDAY, MAY 19 SWITZERLAND - Referendum election.

INDIA - Indian People's Assembly election. - - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, MAY 21 BRUSSELS - EU General Affairs Council meeting. MALAWI – President election.

MALAWI - Malawian National Assembly election. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, MAY 23

EUROPEAN UNION - European Parliament election. - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, MAY 26

BELGIUM - Belgian Chamber of Representatives election. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, MAY 27

NETHERLANDS - Dutch Second Chamber election. MADAGASCAR - Malagasy National Assembly election. - - - - - - - - -

TUESDAY, MAY 28 RIGA - Launch of OECD Economic Surveys: Latvia

- - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, JUNE 9 ASTANA - Kazakhstan to hold early presidential election.

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