Press agenda on September 12

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018

Press agenda on September 12


ANKARA - TurkStat to release 2018 survey results of using information and communication technology (ICT) by enterprises.

ANKARA - Eurostat, statistics office of the European Union, to release industrial production figures for July. 


NEW YORK - UN Security Council to debate peacekeeping missions amid US push to wind down operations.


BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel to deliver a speech at parliament on her government's budget proposal for 2019. 

BERLIN - Hans-Georg Maassen, head of domestic intelligence service BfV, is expected to testify before parliament’s intelligence committee after his controversial remarks on far-right unrest in eastern Germany.


STRASBOURG - Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivers his fourth and last “State of the Union” address eight months before the European elections. 

STRASBOURG - Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) will debate and vote on Parliament’s position on copyright rules for the digital sphere. 


LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May to respond to lawmakers’ questions at the House of Commons.

LONDON - The House of Commons to hold a debate on the Salisbury poisoning incident.

LONDON - Turkey's Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan will attend the first Turkey-Britain Joint Economic and Trade Commission (JETCO) meeting after the country voted for Brexit.


VLADIVOSTOK - President Vladimir Putin to meet with his Mongolian counterpart Khaltmaa Battulga and South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon. Putin later to attend the plenary session of the Eastern Economic Forum along with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Battulga and Lee.

MOSCOW - Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak to meet Moldovan President Igor Dodon.


ERBIL - Northern Iraq’s Kurdish region gears up for parliamentary polls slated for Sept. 30.


SANAA - War-weary Yemenis struggle with effects of recent plunge in value of local currency. 


RAMALLAH - Following reactions to US decision to close Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) office in Washington and cut funding to UN Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA.