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Press agenda on April 11

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Press agenda on April 11

 World Bulletin / News Desk

TURKEY

ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend meeting with Turkish Roma at presidential complex.

ANKARA - Parliament Speaker Ismail Kahraman to host Valery Voronetsky, chairman of Foreign Relations Committee of Belarus’ House of Representatives.

KOCAELI - Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to attend Industry and Technology Summit in northwestern province.

ISTANBUL - Yildirim also due to attend 21st Eurasian Economy Summit.

ANKARA - Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to speak at panel discussion in which new 2017 European Islamophobia Report (EIR) by Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA) will be unveiled.

ANKARA - Cavusoglu also to speak at meeting of Ankara-based Economic and Social Research Center (ESAM).

ANKARA - Turkey's Central Bank to release Balance of Payments Statistics for February.

ANKARA - The European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) considers developing Turkey’s economy one of its top priorities, a senior economist at the bank said.

 

SYRIA

IDLIB / AZAZ / AFRIN - Monitoring Turkish-led Operation Olive Branch against YPG/PKK-Daesh terror groups in Afrin, Syria.

GHOUTA - Monitoring developments following Saturday's deadly chemical attack on civilians in Eastern Ghouta.

 

TURKISH REPUBLIC OF NORTHERN CYPRUS

LEFKOSA - Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag to meet separately with Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akinci, Prime Minister Tufan Erhuman, and Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Kudret Ozersay.

 

AZERBAIJAN

BAKU - Azerbaijanis to go to polls for presidential election.

 

DENMARK

COPENHAGEN - Turkish Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul to attend conference organized by Union of European Turkish Democrats (UETD).

 

UNITED KINGDOM

LONDON - Home Secretary Amber Rudd to speak at National Cyber Security Centre's annual flagship event.

 

FRANCE

PARIS - Demanding higher wages, Air France staff hold second day of strike this week.

PARIS - President Emmanuel Macron to hold talks with member of European Parliament Guy Verhofstadt, ALDE group leader and chief Brexit coordinator for European Parliament.

 

GERMANY

BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel to hold news conference after two-day “policy camp” with her Cabinet ministers in Meseberg.

 

SAUDI ARABIA

RIYADH - UN Yemen envoy Martin Griffiths to wrap up regional tour.

 

PALESTINE

RAMALLAH - Representatives of 57 countries to discuss Jerusalem’s future.

 

ETHIOPIA

ADDIS ABABA - Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to visit Ambo, in Oromia region, a town that saw most of anti-government protests over past three years.

 

NIGERIA

LAGOS - Parliament is expected to raise motion to debate President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to spend $1 billion for purchase of military hardware in fight against militants, other security threats.

Last Mod: 11 Nisan 2018, 10:02
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