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DIARY-Political and General News Events from Sept. 13


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Updated: 13-09-2019 18:18 IST
DIARY-Political and General News Events from Sept. 13

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----------------------------------------------------------- This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events ----------------------------------------------------------- FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 ** TOKYO – Mr. Hashim Thaci, President of the Republic of Kosovo, will pay an Official Working Visit to Japan (to Sep 14). ** SOCHI, RussiaPrime Minister and Defense Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits Sochi Russia, where he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

** KYIV - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid gives a joint news conference in Kyiv - 1420 GMT. ** HELSINKI - French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire attends Ecofin and Eurogroup meetings in Helsinki to report mainly on conclusions of the G7 Finances and G7 summit - 0600 GMT. TOKYONew Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will make a five-day visit to Japan from Wednesday and meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (to 16 Sep).

TORONTO - Toronto International Film Festival 2019 (to Sept. 15). BEIJINGMalaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah will pay a visit to China (to Sept 14).

MOSCOW - Russia holds its annual Moscow Financial Forum attended by finance minister Anton Siluanov and a number of other economic and fiscal officials (Final Day). WARSAW - Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi visits Warsaw for talks with his Polish counterpart Jacek Czaputowicz. HELSINKI - Italian new Finance minister Roberto Gualtieri meets EU colleagues at the Eurogroup and Ecofin in Helsinki. BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama in Berlin - 0730 GMT. BERN - Indian President Ram Nath Kovind to pay a state visit to Switzerland. HELSINKI - EU Informal meeting of economic and financial affairs ministers (to Sept. 14).

- - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 HELSINKI - EU Finance ministers meet in Helsinki to discuss fiscal rules and energy tax.

- - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 **ANKARA, TurkeyIranian President Hassan Rouhani is to visit Ankara, for a trilateral meeting with his Turkish counterpart President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

TUNIS - Tunisia Presidential Election. GLOBAL - International day of Democracy. GUATEMALA – 198th anniversary of Independence.

EL SALVADOR - 198th anniversary of Independence. COSTA RICA - 198th anniversary of Independence.

HONDURAS - 198th anniversary of Independence. NICARAGUA - 198th anniversary of Independence.

- - - - - - - - - MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 ** WASHINGTON DC – Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa will make an official visit to the United States & meet with President Donald Trump.

** VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis meets Maltese President George Vella - 0930 GMT. LJUBLJANA - Indian President Ram Nath Kovind visits Slovenia and meets his counterpart Borut Pahor (to Sept. 17) MOSCOW - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will pay an official visit to Russia at the invitation of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (to Sept. 18) LONDON - Britain's anti-Brexit Liberal Democrat party host their annual conference in the seaside town of Bournemouth. ANKARA - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan hosts a summit with the leaders of Russia and Iran. VIENNA - 63rd IAEA General Conference (to Sept. 20).

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 Sept. 19). BRUSSELS - General Affairs Council meeting - - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 BEIJING - Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid will pay an official visit to China at the invitation of Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (to Sept. 21)

ISRAEL - Israeli Knesset election. NEW YORK, U.S. - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends U.N. General assembly in New York. - - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 ** TOKYO – Rt Hon. Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand and her partner, will pay an Official Working Visit to Japan (to Sep 21).

** ROME - French President Emmanuel Macron travels to Rome to meet Italian President Mattarella and hold a working dinner with Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. UNITED NATIONS - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to hold a news conference ahead of the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations.

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). - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 BEIJINGIraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi will pay an official visit to China (to Sept. 23) - - - - - - - - - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

PARIS - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri to meet French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump hosts Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at the White House for an official visit and state dinner. - - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 ** WASHINGTON – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the US (to Sep 27).

MUNICH – 186th Munich Oktoberfest (to Oct. 6). - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

** HOUSTON, TX - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers remarks to the Indian community at an event in Houston, Texas - 1500 GMT. NEW YORK - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan visits New York for the UN General Assembly and plans to hold talks with U.S. President Donald Trump on Syria and other issues including weapons purchases (to Sept. 25).

NEW YORK - French President Emmanuel Macron to host One Planet Summit in New York ahead of the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations. HELSINKI - Informal meeting of agriculture ministers (to Sept. 24). - - - - - - - - -

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 CAPE TOWN, LILONGWE - Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, will tour southern Africa from the Sept. 23 to Oct. 2 and will stop in South Africa, Malawi, Botswana, and Angola. (to Oct 02) WASHINGTON D.C. - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will visit the United States to take part in the UN General Assembly.

- - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

BISSAU - Guinea-Bissau marks 46th anniversary of Independence from Portugal. NEW YORK CITY, NY - World leaders arrive for UNGA General Debate. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, U.S. President Donald Trump, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and French President Emmanuel Macron are expected to speak in the morning session - 1200 GMT. - - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 GLOBAL - World Rabies Day. KABUL - Presidential election.

- - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 ** LILONGWE – Britain's Prince Harry arrives in Malawi and meets with Malawian President Peter Mutharika.

VIENNA - Austrian National Council election. BERLIN – BMW Berlin Marathon. - - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2

** JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan meets with South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa and business communities before departing for London. - - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5 ABU DHABI - Election for Emirati Federal National Council. - - - - - - - - -

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6 LISBON - Election for Portuguese Assembly of the Republic. TUNIS - Election for Tunisian Constituent Assembly. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, OCTOBER 7

** BAGHDAD - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov visits Iraq (to Oct.08). LUXEMBOURG - EU Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting (to Oct. 8) - - - - - - - - -

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8 ** NUR-SULTAN – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will visit Kazakhstan & hold talks with his Kazakh colleague Beibut Atamkulov. (to Oct-9) - - - - - - - - -

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9 LUXEMBOURG - Eurogroup meeting. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10

RIYADH - Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Saudi Arabia. REYKJAVIK - U.S. Energy Secretary Perry to speak at Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik (to Oct. 13). ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan – The CIS Council of Foreign Ministers will meet in Ashgabat.

LUXEMBOURG - EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting. - - - - - - - - - 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. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, OCTOBER 14 LUXEMBOURG - EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting

SANTIAGO – APEC finance ministers' meeting (to Oct. 15). - - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15 LUXEMBOURG - EU General Affairs Council (Art. 50) meeting

MAPUTO - Election for President. MAPUTO - Election for Mozambican Assembly. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17 BRUSSELS - EU European Council meeting (to Oct. 18)

- - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20 Bolivia - Bolivian Chamber of Senators election Bolivia - Bolivian Chamber of Deputies election Bolivia – President election BERN - Referendum election. BERN - Election for Swiss National Council. - - - - - - - - -

MONDAY, OCTOMBER 21 OTTAWA - Election for Canadian House of Commons. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24

SOCHI - Russia hosts Russia-Africa summit co-chaired by President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. - - - - - - - - -

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27 BANGKOK - Leaders from Southeast and East Asian nations gather in Bangkok to attend the 35th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits before handing over the chairmanship to Vietnam. BUENOS AIRES - Election for Argentinian Chamber of Deputies. BUENOS AIRES - Election for Argentinian Senate. BUENOS AIRES - Election for President. PORT-AU-PRINCE - Election for Haitian Senate. PORT-AU-PRINCE - Election for Haitian Chamber of Deputies. - - - - - - - - -

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31 LONDON - UK Speaker of the House John Bercow will step down on 31-Oct-2019. - - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 20 ** BANGKOKPope Francis will visit Thailand (to Nov. 23) - - - - - - - - -

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 23 ** TOKYOPope Francis will visit Japan, during which time he will go to Hiroshima and Nagasaki as well as Tokyo (to Nov 26). - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - NOTE: The inclusion of diary items does not necessarily mean that Reuters will file a story based on the event.

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