Press agenda on October 09

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

Press agenda on October 09

HUNGARY 

BUDAPEST - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set to attend a Turkish-Hungarian business forum with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

Erdogan also expected to officially inaugurate the restored Tomb of Gul Baba in Budapest and pay a visit to the Budapest Turkish Memorial Cemetery. 

TURKEY 

ISTANBUL – Turkish Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak to attend launch of a program on the "total" fight against inflation.

ANTALYA - Parliament speaker Binali Yildirim to attend 3rd Eurasian Parliament Speakers meeting's opening ceremony.

SYRIA 

IDLIB - In line with Turkey-Russia agreement, opposition factions in Syria’s Idlib withdraw heavy weapons from frontlines. 

MAURITANIA 

NOUAKCHOTT - Mauritanian opposition parties react to election of ruling party MP as parliament speaker. 

PALESTINE 

GAZA CITY - Following Palestinian demonstrations along heavily-fortified Gaza-Israel buffer zone. 

INDONESIA 

PALU - Desk to follow developments in the region after earthquake, tsunami in Indonesia. 

IRAQ 

BAGHDAD - Following efforts by prime minister-designate to draw up Iraq’s next government. 

US

WASHINGTON - Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis hosts his Greek counterpart Panos Kammenos at Pentagon.

UK 

LONDON - Investigative website Bellingcat to hold an event to announce the identity of the second suspect in Salisbury nerve-agent incident. 

LONDON - Minister of State for Security Ben Wallace to address a national security conference. 

YEMEN 

SANAA - Monitoring developments on civil war in Yemen.

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