Press agenda on November 09

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018

Press agenda on November 09

TURKEY

ISTANBUL - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to receive Fayez al-Sarraj, head of the presidential council of Libyan government of national accord at Vahdettin Pavilion.

ANKARA - Anadolu Agency Editor's Desk to host Youth and Sports Minister Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoglu.

ANKARA - A contract for Turkey’s indigenous main battle tank Altay's mass production to be inked between the presidency of defense industries and armored vehicle manufacturer BMC.

ISTANBUL - Following case of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and national and international reactions.

TURKMENISTAN

ASHGABAT - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to have talks with Turkmen officials.

GERMANY

BERLIN - President Steinmeier and Chancellor Merkel to attend official commemorations to mark anniversary of Kristallnacht, a wave of violent anti-Jewish pogroms in Germany in 1938. 

U.K.

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May to join Armistice Commemorations in Belgium and France.

RUSSIA

MOSCOW - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to address second round of the Moscow peace conference on Afghanistan, where first direct high-level talks between the Taliban and Afghan government will be held.

MOSCOW - Lavrov to meet with his Comorian counterpart Mohamed El-Amine Souef.

KAZAKHSTAN

PETROPAVLOVSK - Russian President Vladimir Putin to take part in the 15th Russia-Kazakhstan Interregional Cooperation Forum together with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev.

U.S.

WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis to host Chinese State Councelor Yang Jiechi and General Wei Fenghui for security dialogue talks.

ETHIOPIA

ADDIS ABABA - Horn of Africa trio Ethiopian, Somali and Eritrean leader to meet for second time to anchor recent cooperation in Amhara.

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