Press agenda on April 7

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Friday, April 7, 2017  

Press agenda on April 7

World Bulletin / News Desk

TURKEY

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to address public at opening ceremonies of multiple projects in southern Hatay and Adana provinces.

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to hold rally on referendum on constitutional changes.

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu to meet editors-in-chief of Turkish print media at Swissotel. 

Opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahceli to address rally on upcoming referendum.

Follow reactions to U.S. airstrike on Syrian airbase.

 

SWITZERLAND

UNICEF representative in Ukraine Giovanna Barberis to hold press conference on mental and emotional effects of four-plus years of conflict on children living near ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine.

 

GREECE

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier to meet Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and President Prokopis Pavlopoulos. Press conference to follow. 

 

U.S.

President Donald Trump to meet​ Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago, Florida.

Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch faces Senate confirmation vote at around 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time (1330GMT)

 

SOUTH AFRICA

Thousands of South Africans to march in capital Pretoria to demand resignation of President Jacob Zuma after Cabinet reshuffle rocked currency and stock markets.

 

TUNISIA

​French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve visits Tunisia.

An International Monetary Fund team begins a 10-day mission to Tunisia after it delayed the release of aid due to a lack of progress in economic reforms.

 

IRAQ

Supporters of cleric Moqtada Sadr hold protests in Baghdad and across the country to demand electoral reform and measures against corruption.

 

UKRAINE

NATO Deputy Secretary General, Rose Gottemoeller, attends the opening of the Kiev Security Forum where she will deliver a speech followed by a Q&A session.

 

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