Press agenda on September 07

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018

Press agenda on September 07

TURKEY

ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to embark on visit to Iran for trilateral summit on Syria. 

ANKARA - Turkey’s Ministry of Treasury and Finance to report treasury cash realizations in August.

ANKARA - Eurostat, statistical office of EU, to release member states' GDP and main aggregates figures for second quarter of this year.

IRAN

TEHRAN - Turkish, Russian and Iranian presidents to take part in tripartite Syria talks in Iranian capital. Joint news conference to follow.

TEHRAN - Erdogan to have bilateral meeting with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani.

GERMANY

BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani for talks on bilateral political and economic ties, regional developments.

UNITED STATES

WASHINGTON - Former President Barack Obama expected to deliver remarks on state of U.S. democracy.

WASHINGTON - Former Trump campaign’s foreign policy advisor George Papadopolous to be sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of making false statements.

RUSSIA

MOSCOW - Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to meet his Uzbek counterpart Abdulla Aripov.

UNITED KINGDOM

LONDON - British Home Secretary Sajid Javid is expected to make an announcement on cannabis-based medicinal products.

LONDON -  Developments on Salisbury nerve-agent attack investigation to be followed.

PALESTINE

GAZA CITY - Following escalations along Gaza-Israel buffer zone amid ongoing rallies by Palestinian activists.

LEBANON/JORDAN

BEIRUT/AMMAN - Repatriation process continues for Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan. 

IRAQ

BASRA - Tensions mount in Iraqi city of Basra following this week’s murder of several demonstrators.

BAGHDAD - Political parties, coalitions continue to wrangle over parliamentary majority following controversial May 12 general poll.

SYRIA

IDLIB - Residents of Syrian city of Idlib brace for anticipated attack by Assad regime and its allies.

YEMEN

SANAA - War-weary Yemenis struggle with effects of currency plunge amid ongoing protests in Aden and Hadhramaut.

INDONESIA

JAKARTA - Interview with representative from Indonesian state-owned Pindad company on future of Kaplan tank, jointly manufactured by Indonesia and Turkey, and how it will attract buyers.

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