Press agenda on October 10

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018

Press agenda on October 10

TURKEY 

ISTANBUL - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend Turkey-Africa Business and Economy Forum. 

ISTANBUL - Erdogan also to meet his Ethiopian counterpart Mulatu Teshome. He also to receive Rwandan Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente, Iraq’s Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi, and Kuwaiti Parliament Speaker Merzuk Ali El Ganim. 

ANKARA - TurkStat to release foreign trade index for August. 

US 

WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to deliver remarks at Jewish Institute for National Security of America.

GERMANY

FRANKFURT - Opening of Frankfurt Book Fair, international publishing industry's biggest trade fair. 

RUSSIA 

ULYANOVSK - President Vladimir Putin to take part in VII International Sports Forum "Russia − A Sports Power." 

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

SARAJEVO - Following aftermath of explosion at Brod oil refinery in northern city of Brod.

CROATIA

ZAGREB - Following Prsten Zagreb Business Forum 2018 organized by Prsten Bosnian Croats Association.

SYRIA 

IDLIB - Under Turkey-Russia agreement, opposition factions withdraw heavy weapons from front lines. 

PALESTINE 

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

INDONESIA 

PALU - Following developments in region after earthquake, tsunami disaster. 

YEMEN 

SANAA - Monitoring developments on civil war in Yemen. 

ISRAEL 

TEL AVIV - Following developments on Syria's acquisition of Russian S-300 air-defense system. 

JORDAN

BEIRUT/AMMAN - Repatriation process continues for Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan. 

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