Press agenda on December 11

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Monday Dec. 11, 2017

Press agenda on December 11

World Bulletin / News Desk

 

TURKEY

ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend World Human Rights Day Program at ATO Congresium.

ANKARA - Erdogan to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is paying working visit to discuss bilateral and regional issues. News conference to follow.

 ANKARA - Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to attend debate over 2018 budget in parliament.

ANKARA - Deputy Parliament Speaker Ahmet Aydin to meet Shah Ghulam Qadir, president of Pakistan’s Azad Kashmir Legislative Assembly.

ANKARA - Turkish Statistics Institute to release third-quarter growth data at 10 a.m. local time (0700 GMT). 

ANKARA – Following aftermath of U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and international reactions.

ISTANBUL - Prosecution of 57 Reina nightclub attack suspects to start at Istanbul’s 27th High Criminal Court. 51 suspects now in custody, including chief suspect Abdulkadir Masharipov. 39 people were killed and 70 injured in 2017 New Year’s attack.

 

OMAN

MUSCAT - Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Numan Kurtulmus to attend opening ceremony of Second UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture in Muscat plus Ministerial Dialogue: Tourism, Culture and Sustainable Development program. Press conference and bilateral talks to follow.

 

BELGIUM 

BRUSSELS - Foreign ministers of the 28 EU member states to meet for EU Foreign Affairs Council, where they will address issues of Jerusalem, Iraq, 

 

SWITZERLAND

GENEVA - Eighth round of formal intra-Syrian peace talks to resume at UN in Geneva. Regime delegation expected to return to talks five days late. Unified Syrian opposition delegation and regime delegation expected to meet separately with UN Syria Envoy Staffan de Mistura. 

NYON - UEFA Champions League round of 16 and Europa League round of 32​ draw ceremony to be held at UEFA headquarters.

 

CROATIA

ZAGREB - Croatia to hold ceremony commemorating Gen. Slobodan Praljak, who killed himself by drinking poison in a UN court after being convicted of war crimes.

 

UNITED KINGDOM

LONDON - House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee to release report on violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state and U.K.’s response.

 

EGYPT

CAIRO - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to visit for talks with Egyptian officials following last week’s U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. ​

 

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