Press agenda on December 08

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017

Press agenda on December 08

World Bulletin / News Desk


TURKEY

ANKARA - Demonstrations after Friday prayers in reaction to U.S. recognition of Jerusalem.

ANTALYA - Transport, Maritime and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan to oversee handover of 150 Hercules patrol vessel, built at Ares shipyard in Antalya, to Qatar Coast Guard.

 

GREECE

KOMOTINI - Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to perform prayers at Kirmahalle Mosque, meet members of Western Thrace’s ethnic Turkish community.

 

PALESTINE

RAMALLAH - Reaction across occupied territories after unrest Thursday over U.S recognition of Jerusalem. Thousands to attend Friday prayers at Al Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem.

 

UNITED KINGDOM

LONDON - Kemal Kilicdaroglu, leader of Turkey’s Republican People’s Party, to give Chatham House speech on democracy, stability in Turkey.

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May in Brussels seeking to finalize post-Brexit arrangements on Irish border, U.K.’s financial settlement, rights of EU citizens in Britain.

LONDON - Protest outside U.S. Embassy over U.S. recognition of Jerusalem.

 

BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA

SARAJEVO - Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag to meet Foreign Trade Minister Mirko Sarovic, inaugurate joint economic commission.

SARAJEVO - Akdag to meet Bakir Izetbegovic, Bosniak member of Bosnia's three-person Presidential Council.

 

BELGIUM

BRUSSELS - Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci, Customs and Trade Minister Bulent Tufenkci to attend Turkey-EU business dialogue meeting.

 

FRANCE

PARIS - President Emmanuel Macron to host first international talks on crisis in Lebanon following Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s “resignation”. Hariri, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, ministers from Germany, China, U.K., Russia to attend.

 

SWITZERLAND

GENEVA - UN-backed Syrian peace talks underway in absence of regime delegation. Opposition delegates to meet UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura.

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