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DIARY-Political and General News Events from June 14


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Updated: 14-06-2019 17:44 IST
DIARY-Political and General News Events from June 14

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----------------------------------------------------------- This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events ----------------------------------------------------------- FRIDAY, JUNE 14

** BISHKEK – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the Shanghai Corporation Organisation (SCO) Summit. ABU DHABI - Malaysian King Muhammad V visits United Arab Emirates (Final Day). BISHKEK - Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Kyrgyzstan for 19th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit (Final Day). BISHKEK – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Bishkek to participate in Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) (Final Day).

BUDAPEST - Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen visits Hungary (Final Day). WASHINGTON D.C - Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze visits the United Sates (Final Day). SYDNEY - Sydney Film Festival 2019 (to June 16)

VIENNA - United Nations IAEA, Board of Governors meeting (Final Day). TEHRAN - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to visit Iran (Final Day).

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 ** ULAANBAATAR - Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Taro Kono will pay an official visit to Mongolia (to June 17).

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).

- - - - - - - - - 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. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, JUNE 17 ** PARIS - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will pay an official visit to France. ** BEIJING - UN General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces will visit China (to June 20).

MOSCOW - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov holds talks with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha in Moscow- 0900 GMT WARSAW - European Council President Donald Tusk is scheduled to be questioned by a parliamentary commission concerning accusations that his government did not take adequate measures to crack down on VAT fraud. GLOBAL - United Nation's World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. 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.

- - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, JUNE 20 ** WASHINGTON DC - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau travels to Washington to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump.

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) - - - - - - - - -

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. - - - - - - - - -

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. - - - - - - - - -

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. - - - - - - - - -

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. - - - - - - - - -

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. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, JULY 8 ** KYIV- EU-Ukraine summit. ** BRUSSELS - Eurogroup meeting.

- - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, JULY 9

** BRUSSELS - EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting. 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. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, JULY 15

** BRUSSELS - EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting. - - - - - - - - - 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

** HANGZHOU, China - 3rd APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) meeting (to July 25). OSLO – 8th anniversary of Norway bombing and mass shooting at youth summer camp on the nearby Utoya Island where 77 people were killed. - - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, JULY 23 ** BRUSSELS - EU General Affairs Council meeting. - - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, JULY 24 ** BRUSSELS – EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Budget) meeting. - - - - - - - - -

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. - - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, AUGUST 17 ** SANTIAGOAPEC Third Senior Officials' meeting and related meetings (to Aug 30). - - - - - - - - -

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24 ** BIARRITZ - G7 summit, Biarritz, France meeting (to Aug 26).

- - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28 ** YOKOHAMA, Japan - Leaders of African nations and representatives of international organisations meet for the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Japan.

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