Press agenda on October 20

 Here are the main topics World Bulletin's English Desk plans to cover on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017

Press agenda on October 20

World Bulletin / News Desk

 

TURKEY

ISTANBUL - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to attend D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation, followed by lunch with D-8 leaders, news conference.

ISTANBUL - Turkish-African Education Ministers’ Conference, Yildirim to attend.

ANKARA – Yildirim to attend information security conference at Information and Communication Technologies Authority.

ISTANBUL - Yildirim to meet Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, host working dinner.

ISTANBUL - Bangladesh wants a lasting solution to the ongoing Rohingya crisis in Myanmar, the country’s state minister said.

ISTANBUL - Turkey can take a leading role on economic and political fronts during its two-year presidency of D-8 states, Pakistan has said.

ISTANBUL - Just a few weeks after the Catalan referendum that troubled many European governments, Italy's prosperous northern regions are going to vote for more autonomy -- especially for financial powers.

 

BELGIUM

BRUSSELS - EU leaders’ summit, Britain to be excluded from later discussions.

 

GERMANY

BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic bloc to hold talks on forming coalition government.

 

SERBIA

BELGRADE - Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin to meet Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu.

BELGRADE - President Aleksandar Vucic, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu to attend military presentation, handover of MIG-29 fighter jet to mark Belgrade’s libertation in World War II.

 

CZECH REPUBLIC

PRAGUE – Start of two-day general election. Former Finance Minister Andrej Babis' ANO party ahead in polls but negotiations expected to create coalition.

 

SAUDI ARABIA

RIYADH - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits to discuss Gulf crisis​ involving Qatar.

 
Last Mod: 20 Ekim 2017, 09:42
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