Press agenda on September 17

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018

Press agenda on September 17

TURKEY

ANKARA – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to meet Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Russia and to hold joint press conference afterwards.

ANKARA - Treasury and Finance Ministry to release central government’s budget balance table for August.

ANKARA - TurkStat to release labor force statistics for June, industrial production index for July, and turnover indices for July.

ANKARA - European Union statistical office Eurostat to release inflation figures for August.

US

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump to host Hispanic Heritage Month celebration event.

NEW YORK - UN Security Council expected to receive briefing on UN mission in Afghanistan, UNAMA.

UK 

LONDON - Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt to head to Japan for three-day visit.

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May to evaluate Brexit process on state broadcaster BBC.

FRANCE

PARIS - President Emmanuel Macron to host Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz for talks.

RUSSIA 

MOSCOW - Defense Ministry briefing on 2014 Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash in Ukraine.

SYRIA

IDLIB - Civilians in Idlib, Syria’s last opposition stronghold, brace for expected attack by Assad regime and its allies.

 

YEMEN

SANAA - War-weary Yemenis struggle with effects of recent plunge in value of local currency.

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