Press agenda on September 18

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Tuesday, Sept.18, 2018

Press agenda on September 18

TURKEY

ISTANBUL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend opening ceremony of 2018-2019 academic year of Kabatas High School.

ANKARA - Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan to hold joint news conference with Jordanian counterparts.

US

NEW YORK - UN Security Council to hold political and humanitarian briefing on Syria.

UK

LONDON - House of Commons' Exiting the European Union Committee to publish report on Brexit negotiations.

LONDON - Remnants of Hurricane Helene are expected to reach Ireland and UK.

BELGIUM

BRUSSELS - EU Brexit chief negotiator Michel Barnier to meet Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney in Brussels.

GERMANY

BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel and coalition partners to hold crisis talks about future of domestic intelligence chief Heiko Maas amid calls for his dismissal.

SWITZERLAND

GENEVA - UN's Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar to present detailed report on "genocide" against Rohingya Muslims.

RUSSIA

MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin to meet Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

MOSCOW/NEW YORK - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to participate in UN General Assembly opening ceremony.

MOSCOW - Exhibition of "Tastes of Turkey" products.

SOUTH AFRICA 

JOHANNESBURG - Turkish scholars to participate in a musical, as well as a conference on human migrations in pre-colonial period between 700-1500 AD at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.

ECONOMY

ANKARA - TurkStat to release following reports: Income and living conditions survey for 2017 and retail sales indices for July

ANKARA - Turkish Treasury to hold auction for zero coupon bonds with 12-month maturity

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