Media - 09:24, 08 March 2018 Thursday
Press agenda on March 08

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover Thursday, March 8, 2018

Press agenda on March 08

World Bulletin / News Desk

 

TURKEY

ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to attend program on International Women’s Day at Bestepe National Culture and Congress Center.

AYDIN - Main opposition Republican People's Party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu to attend meeting with female heads of Turkish villages and neighborhoods.

HATAY - Three-day international convoy to raise awareness on plight of Syrian women arrives at southern Hatay province on final leg of journey. News conference expected.

 

SYRIA

IDLIB/AZAZ/AFRIN - Monitoring Turkey's continuing Operation Olive Branch against terrorist groups YPG/PKK-Daesh in Afrin, northwestern Syria.

 

AUSTRIA

VIENNA - Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to meet Austrian counterpart Karin Kneissl.

 

HUNGARY

BUDAPEST - Turkish national defense minister to meet Hungarian counterpart Istvan Simicsko and Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister Peter Szijjarto.

 

GERMANY

BERLIN - Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Numan Kurtulmus to hold news conference at ITB Berlin tourism fair.

 

UK

LONDON - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to continue official visit.

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May to host International Women's Day reception.

LONDON - British authorities to continue probe into suspected poisoning of ex-Russian spy.

 

ETHIOPIA

ADDIS ABABA - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expected to meet Ethiopian and African Union officials during which he would unveil American strategy for Africa.