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DIARY-Political and General News Events from August 14


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Updated: 14-08-2019 17:47 IST
DIARY-Political and General News Events from August 14

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----------------------------------------------------------- This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events ----------------------------------------------------------- WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14 ** TORONTOGermany Minister for Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas visits Canada (to Aug 15).

EDINBURGH, Scotland - Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016 (to Aug 26). BAYREUTH, Germany - Annual Bayreuth festival 2019 (to Aug 28). THIMPHU/ NEW DELHI – U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan will undertake a two-nation visit to Bhutan and India (to Aug. 17).

TORONTO - Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will speak to reporters after meeting in Toronto -1330 GMT. SOCHI, Russia - Russian President Vladimir Putin meets Iran's Presiden Hassan Rouhani and Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi. PAKISTAN – 72nd anniversary of Pakistan independence from British rule. - - - - - - - - -

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15 JAPAN – 74th anniversary of country's surrender in World War Two. INDIA – 72nd anniversary of Indian Independence from British rule. LIECHTENSTEIN - 213th Anniversary of Independence. - - - - - - - - - FRIDAY, AUGUST 16 BERLIN - Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier welcomes Latvia's President Egils Levits with military honors in Berlin. - 1330 GMT. TUVALU - Pacific Island leaders meet with delegations from China, EU, Japan, and the U.S., among other countries, on the final day of meeting in the tiny island state of Tuvalu. - 2100 GMT. - - - - - - - - -

SATURDAY, AUGUST 17 THIMPHU – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Bhutan for a two-day visit during which the two strategic allies will explore ways to further strengthen and diversify bilateral partnership (to Aug. 18). SANTIAGOAPEC Third Senior Officials' meeting and related meetings (to Aug 30). - - - - - - - - -

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18 ** BEIJING - Uzbekistan's Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov will pay a working visit to China (to Aug 20)

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BUDAPEST - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Hungarian premier Viktor Orban visit the Hungarian border town Sopron, where the iron curtain was first cut 30 years ago. PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron will hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin at Bregancon fort.

SYDNEY - Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape and oil executives address investment conference in Sydney - 2300 GMT. GLOBAL - World Humanitarian Day. MOSCOW – 27th anniversary of the failed Soviet coup against Mikhail Gorbachev which accelerated the collapse of the Soviet Union. - - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, AUGUST 20 ** WASHINGTON D.C - U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis at the White House. BOGOTA - Colombian President Ivan Duque and Finance Minister Alberto Carrasquilla will attend a stock exchange conference.

- - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21 BERLIN, Germany - Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier welcomes Slovakia´s President Zuzana Caputova with military honors in Berlin - 0800 GMT.

SYRIA – 6th anniversary of nerve gas attack which killed hundreds of people in rebel-held neighborhoods on the edge of Damascus. - - - - - - - - - FRIDAY, AUGUST 23 PARIS – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday he will visit France from Aug. 23 to attend a summit of the Group of Seven industrialized nations. TRALEE, Ireland - 2019 Rose of Tralee International Festival (to August 27).

BALTIC WAY – 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way, a human chain of people in 1989 stretching from Vilnius to Tallinn to mark solidarity in the struggle for independence from the Soviet Union. - - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, AUGUST 24 BIARRITZ, France - Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrives in Biarritz, southwest France for the G7 summit. BIARRITZ, France - German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Biarritz, southwest France for the G7 summit.

BIARRITZ, France - United States President Donald Trump arrives in Biarritz, southwest France for the G7 summit. BIARRITZ, France - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives in Biarritz, southwest France for the G7 summit. BIARRITZ, France - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrives in Biarritz, southwest France for the G7 summit. BIARRITZ, France - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives in Biarritz, southwest France for the G7 summit. NAURU - Nauruan Parliament election. POLAND - Poland marks the 30th anniversary of the creation of the first post-Communist government in 1989. UKRAINE – 28th Anniversary of Independence. WASHINGTON – 207th anniversary of the Burning of Washington, including the White House and the US Capitol building, by the British troops during the War of 1812. BIARRITZ - G7 summit, Biarritz, France meeting (to Aug 26).

- - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, AUGUST 25 URUGUAY - Uruguay's Independence Day. PARIS – 75th anniversary of the liberation of Paris from Nazi occupation in the Second World War. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, AUGUST 26 BIARRITZ, France - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gives a closing news conference after the G7 summit in Biarritz. - 1400 GMT. BIARRITZ, France - French President Emmanuel Macron gives a closing news conference after G7 summit in Biarritz. - - - - - - - - -

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28 VENICE, Italy – 2019 Venice International Film Festival (to September 7). HELSINKI - EU Informal meeting of defense ministers (to August 29).

YOKOHAMA, Japan - Leaders of African nations and representatives of international organizations meet for the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Japan. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, AUGUST 29 HELSINKI - EU informal meeting of foreign affairs ministers (to Aug. 30).

- - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, AUGUST 31 WARSAW – U.S President Donald Trump visits Poland to mark the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War Two (to Sep 02). - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

WARSAW - Polish President Andrzej Duda and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier commemorate 80th anniversary of WWII started. WARSAW - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will visit Poland. - - - - - - - - -

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 COPENHAGEN - U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife Melania arrive in Denmark for a two-day visit (to Sept. 3).

- - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 BANGKOK - 51st ASEAN Economic Ministers' Meeting (AEM) & Related Meetings (to September 11). BANGKOK - 33rd AEM-AFTA Council Meeting (to September 11). BANGKOK - AEM – 22nd AIA Council Meeting (to September 11). BANGKOK - 11th CLMV Economic Ministers Meeting (to September 11). BANGKOK - 11th Mekong-Japan Economic Ministers Meeting (to September 11). - - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia - Russia hosts Eastern Economic Forum which is traditionally attended by Asian leaders and Russian President Vladimir Putin (to September 6). MAPUTO/ ANTANANARIVO/ PORT LOUIS - Pope Francis visits Mozambique, Madagascar, and Mauritius (to September 10). - - - - - - - - -

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 LONDON - Brexit minister Steve Barclay and his ministerial team take questions in parliament - 0830 GMT. - - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

ANTANANARIVO - Pope Francis meets Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 MAURITIUS - Pope Francis pays a courtesy meeting to Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth at the country's presidential palace. - - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 BEIJINGPresident of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev will pay an official visit to China (to Aug. 12). - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

** MOSCOW - Russia holds its annual Moscow Financial Forum attended by finance minister Anton Siluanov and a number of other economic and fiscal officials (to Aug. 13). - - - - - - - - - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 HELSINKI - EU Informal meeting of economic and financial affairs ministers (to September 14). - - - - - - - - -

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 DUBLIN – Irish Minister of Finance Paschal Donohoe to address an event on "Brexit, the Irish Economy and the Future of European Fintech" at Dublin City University's (DCU) Brexit Institute. - 1100 GMT. BANGKOK - ASEAN Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) (to September 19). BRUSSELS - General Affairs Council meeting - - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 ISRAEL - Israeli Knesset election.

NEW YORK, U.S. - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends U.N. General assembly in New York. - - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 RIYADH - Euromoney GCC Financial Forum 2019, a finance conference with speakers including Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) Governor Ahmed al-Kholifey, Saudi Arabian Finance Minister Mohammed al-Jadaan, senior bankers, CEOs of major corporates and banks (to Sept. 19). - - - - - - - - - FRIDAY,SEPTEMBER 20

** WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump hosts Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at the White House for an official visit and State dinner. - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 HELSINKI - Informal meeting of agriculture ministers (to September 24).

- - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 KABUL - Presidential election.

- - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, OCTOBER 05 ** ABU DHABI - Election for Emirati Federal National Council. - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 06 ** LISBON - Election for Portuguese Assembly of the Republic. ** TUNIS - Election for Tunisian Constituent Assembly. - - - - - - - - -

FRIDAY, OCTOMBER 11 ** STRBSKE PLESO, Slovakia - Slovakian Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini, Slovakian central bank governor and member of the ECB governing council Peter Kazimir, President of the European Council Donald Tusk, Vice-President of the European Commission for the Euro and Social Dialogue Valdis Dombrovskis, European Investment Bank Vice-President Vazil Hudak will speak at the annual Tatra Summit conference (to Oct. 13). - - - - - - - - -

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13 ** WARSAW - Election for Polish Sejm. - - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15 ** MAPUTO - Election for President. ** MAPUTO - Election for Mozambican Assembly. - - - - - - - - -

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20 ** BERN - Election for Swiss National Council. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, OCTOMBER 21 OTTAWA - Election for Canadian House of Commons.

- - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27 ** BUENOS AIRES - Election for Argentinian Chamber of Deputies. ** BUENOS AIRES - Election for Argentinian Senate. ** BUENOS AIRES - Election for President. ** SUCRE - Election for Bolivian Chamber of Deputies. ** SUCRE - Election for Bolivian Chamber of Senators. ** SUCRE - Election for President. ** PORT-AU-PRINCE - Election for Haitian Senate. ** PORT-AU-PRINCE - Election for Haitian Chamber of Deputies.

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