AGENDA – Political and general news for December 30

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December 30 (Reuters) –

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** TAIPEI CITY – Prime Minister and Minister of Health of Taiwan holds one-year press conference on COVID-19 – 05:30 GMT. ** BERLIN – German Minister of Health Jens Spahn, Lothar Wieler, President of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), and Klaus Cichutek, President of the Paul Ehrlich Institute (PEI), hold a press conference on the situation coronavirus – 10:00 GMT. ** BRUSSELS – European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and President of European Leaders Charles Michel will have a video conference with Chinese President Xi Jinping – 12:00 GMT. LONDON – UK Houses of Parliament recalled early to debate and vote on the long-awaited Brexit deal brokered between Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government and the European Union – 09:00 GMT. – – – – – – – – –

FRIDAY JAN. 1 TALLINN – 10th anniversary of the adoption of the euro by Estonia. – – – – – – – – –

MONDAY JAN. 4

** ABUJA / KINSHASA / GABORONE / DODOMA / VICTORIA – Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay official visits to Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Botswana, Tanzania and Seychelles from January 4 to January 9 at the invitation of the foreign ministers of the five countries.

TOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga holds his first New Year’s press conference since taking office, with a focus on COVID-19 – 0200 GMT. BURMA – 73rd anniversary of the independence of Burma. – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY JAN. 5

MANDALAY, Myanmar – A high-level meeting between India and Myanmar will be held in Mandalay to discuss the reopening of the Moreh border which has been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. RIYADH – Saudi Arabia hosts the annual Arab Gulf summit, which was scheduled to take place in December 2020 but was postponed until January. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY JAN. 10 Kyrgyzstan – Presidential election

Kazakhstan – Election to the Kazakh House of Representatives. – – – – – – – – –

MONDAY JAN. 11

WASHINGTON / MOSCOW – 10th anniversary of the US-Russia Civil Nuclear Cooperation Agreement. – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY JAN. 12

MANILA – Philippine Finance Minister Carlos Dominguez delivers remarks at virtual business forum – 04:30 GMT.

HAITI – 11th anniversary of the magnitude 7 earthquake in Haiti that destroyed much of the Haitian capital.

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MONDAY JAN. 18

BRUSSELS – Meeting of Euro Zone Finance Ministers – 2:00 p.m. GMT.

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TUESDAY JAN. 19 BRUSSELS – Meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council of the EU. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY JAN. 24

PORTUGAL – Portugal holds presidential elections

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MONDAY JAN. 25 BRUSSELS – Meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council.

BRUSSELS – European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivers speech on “Priorities for Europe” – 19:30 GMT.

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TUESDAY JAN. 26 BRUSSELS – Meeting of the General Affairs Council of the EU. BRUSSELS – Meeting of the General Affairs Council of the EU (Cohesion).

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SUNDAY, FEB. seven

ECUADOR – Election to the Ecuadorian National Congress ECUADOR – Presidential election in Ecuador.

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY. 15 BRUSSELS – Meeting of the Eurogroup. – – – – – – – – –

MONDAY, FEBRUARY. 22 WELLINGTON – Deputy finance ministers of Asia-Pacific countries meet for APEC summit in New Zealand. (until March 07) – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY. 25

BRUSSELS – Euro area finance ministers meet to discuss macroeconomic developments and political outlook in the euro area – 14:00 GMT. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY, FEB. 28 EL SALVADOR – Election to the Salvadoran Legislative Assembly.

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