Press agenda on October 16

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018

Press agenda on October 16

TURKEY 

ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend ruling AK Party's weekly group meeting at parliament. 

ANKARA - Erdogan to attend judges and prosecutors' appointment ceremony at Bestepe Congress Center. Erdogan later to attend AK Party's Central Executive Board meeting. 

ANKARA - Parliament to debate presidential decree on one-year extension of Turkey’s military support for UN Interim Force in Lebanon.

ANKARA - TurkStat to release production and turnover indices for manufacturing sector.

ANKARA - Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and Turkish Cypriot counterpart Kudret Ozersay to attend symposium and give joint news conference.

ISTANBUL - Following developments concerning disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi from Saudi Consulate.

GERMANY

BERLIN - News conference of Christian Social Union (CSU) leader and Interior Minister Horst Seehofer after CSU suffered huge losses in Sunday's regional Bavarian polls.

UK 

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May to chair Cabinet meeting to discuss outline of final Brexit deal being negotiated with the EU. 

US

WASHINGTON - Man found guilty of burning Victoria Islamic Center in January to be sentenced.

NEW YORK - UN Security Council to discuss Syria.

SAUDI ARABIA 

RIYADH - Visit by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. 

YEMEN 

SANAA - Monitoring developments on civil war in Yemen. 

PAKISTAN 

KARACHI - Turkish-designed fleet-tankers to be delivered to Pakistan in one of Turkish defense industry’s largest single exports. 
 

RUSSIA 

SOCHI - Informal meeting of President Vladimir Putin and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

MOSCOW - Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov to meet US Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun.

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