Press diary on February 9

Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover Thursday Feb. 9, 2017

Press diary on February 9

World Bulletin / News Desk

TURKEY

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to meet Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahceli, whose party has supported government proposal for constitutional reform.

Yildirim to meet Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar to discuss security issues.

Family and marriage can reduce the risk of young people becoming radicalized, according to a report due to be presented to a ministerial conference in Saudi Arabia.

 

BELGIUM

BRUSSELS - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas continues tour of European capitals, to meet Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders.

 

MYANMAR

YANGON - Malaysian ship carrying humanitarian aid for Muslim Rohingya arrives.

 

UNITED KINGDOM

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May to meet Italian counterpart Paolo Gentiloni to discuss British EU exit, future trade partnership.

 

FRANCE

PARIS - Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve to meet EU Security Commissioner Julian King for talks amid ongoing terror threats.

PARIS - Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault to meet Turkish EU Minister Omer Celik. Turkey’s EU accession, migration likely to head agenda.

 

GERMANY

BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet German state premiers to discuss response to refugee crisis, possible deportation of economic migrants.

 

YEMEN

TAIZ - Pro-government forces secure port city of Mocha after retaking it from Houthi militia.

 

SOUTH AFRICA

CAPE TOWN - President Jacob Zuma to deliver annual state of the nation address amid tight security to avoid disruption by opposition supporters.

 

SOUTH KOREA

SEOUL - President’s office insists Park Geun-hye will submit to prosecutors’ questions on corruption allegations only if trust is restored following media leaks.

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