Press diary on February 8

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover Wednesday Feb. 8, 2017

Press diary on February 8

World Bulletin / News Desk

TURKEY

ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to address local administrators at Bestepe National Culture and Congress Center. Later, Erdogan to meet separately with Libyan Presidential Council Chairman Fayez al-Sarraj, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, and singer Yusuf Islam at presidential palace.

ANKARA - Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to join ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s district leaders at ATO Congresium in Ankara. Later to receive Libyan Presidential Council Chairman Fayez al-Sarraj and Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir at Cankaya Palace.

ANKARA - Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu to chair party’s executive board meeting.

ANKARA - Parliament to discuss one-year extension of existing mandate to use Turkish naval forces in the Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea, and offshore Somalia.

ANKARA - Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) to release index of industrial production and retail sales index in 2016.

ANKARA - Visiting Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome Wirtu to visit Ankara University. 

 

U.K.

LONDON - PM Theresa May to take questions on Brexit and recent domestic and international developments at parliament.

 

FRANCE

PARIS- French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault hosts Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, in France to campaign against Israeli efforts to legalize illegal settlements on private Palestinian land. ​

 

GERMANY

BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet Uruguay’s President Tabare Vazquez to discuss boosting bilateral trade and energy sector cooperation.

 

PALESTINE

RAMALLAH - Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Nabi Avci to meet Palestinian tourism and culture ministers in Palestine.

 

SAUDI ARABIA

RIYADH - Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Isik to meet Saudi officials in Riyadh.

 

SOMALIA

MOGADISHU - Somali MPs to elect country's next president amid violence and insecurity across the East African state.

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