Press agenda on May 3

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Press agenda on May 3

World Bulletin / News Desk

TURKEY

ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to visit Russia for a meeting with his counterpart Vladimir Putin at Black Sea resort of Sochi. The two leaders will discuss bilateral relations and regional and international issues, including the conflict in Syria.   

 

UNITED STATES

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump to host Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House. 

 

GERMANY 

BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel to address international gathering bringing together business leaders from world’s 20 largest economies (G20 countries).

 

FRANCE

PARIS - Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron and National Front candidate Marine Le Pen to take part in much-awaited face-to-face debate ahead of French presidential runoff on May 7.

 

UNITED KINGDOM

LONDON - Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Nurettin Canikli to hold talks in London.

LONDON - Parliament to dissolve due to June 8 general election; PM Theresa May will brief the queen in a meeting.

 

SOUTH AFRICA

DURBAN - 27th World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa to kick off in South Africa’s coastal city of Durban on theme "Achieving Inclusive Growth Through Responsive and Responsible Leadership"​.

JOHANNESBURG - In report marking World Press Freedom Day, Amnesty International condemns authorities in Southern Africa for targeting journalists and media owners, saying this threatens media freedom.

 

ETHIOPIA

ADDIS ABABA - Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed to meet Ethiopian president and prime minister at National Palace in Addis Ababa. ​

 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

ABU DHABI - Egyptian president to arrive in Abu Dhabi in a visit aimed at discussing Arab national security. 

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