Press agenda on September 26

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018

Press agenda on September 26

US

NEW YORK - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to address Ninth Turkey Investment Conference held by Turkey-US Business Council

NEW YORK - Erdogan to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Kosovo's Hashim Thaci and Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko separately. He is also to receive representatives of Jewish organizations.

NEW YORK - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to hold talks on sidelines of UN General Assembly.

NEW YORK - Cavusoglu to address Global Counterterrorism Forum.

NEW YORK - UN Security Council to discuss Iran at session chaired by US President Donald Trump. 

NEW JERSEY - Turkey's First Lady Emine Erdogan to attend inauguration ceremony of Maarif Foundation school. 

TURKEY 

ANKARA - TurkStat to release cultural heritage figures for 2017, and life tables for the 2015-2017 period

ANKARA - European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) to release new commercial vehicle registrations figures for July and August

UK

LONDON - Fugitive Turkish businessman Hamdi Akin Ipek who is accused in Turkey of funding the Fetullah terrorist organization (FETO) to appear in Westminster Magistrates Court as part of extradition proceedings​.

IRAQ

BAGHDAD - Iraq’s newly elected parliament gears up to choose country’s next president on Oct. 2.

ERBIL - Northern Iraq’s Kurdish region gears up to hold parliamentary, presidential polls on Sept. 30.

 

IRAN

TEHRAN - Following reactions to last weekend’s deadly attack on military parade that left 25 dead. 

 

SYRIA

DAMASCUS/TEL AVIV - Following reactions to recent downing of Russian military plane in Syrian airspace.​

IDLIB - Following developments in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province after Turkey-Russia agreement. 

YEMEN 

SANAA - Following developments in Yemen Civil War.

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