AGENDA – Political and general news for January 22

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AGENDA - Political and general news for January 22

January 22 (Reuters) –

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FRIDAY JAN. 22 ** MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov meets his Hungarian counterpart Peter Szijjarto in Moscow. – 1000 GMT

** BRUSSELS – European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen meets Georgian President Salomé Zourabishvili at the European Commission in Brussels – 16:00 GMT

** BRUSSELS – Georgian President Salomé Zurabichvili will pay an official visit to Brussels (until 23 January).

** PODGORICA – North Macedonian Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani is due to pay an official visit to Montenegro.

** TEHRAN – Armenian Minister of Economy Vahan Kerobyan will visit Iran to discuss prospects for strengthening bilateral trade and economic cooperation. (January 26) BRUSSELS – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu meets with senior European officials in Brussels (last day).

GENEVA – Meeting of the WHO Executive Board on Program, Budget and Administration (until January 26).

ZAGREB – Slovenian Foreign Minister Anze Logar will pay his first official visit to Croatia, with the themes of talks to include Croatia and Italy’s intention to declare Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs) in the sea Adriatic. ISLAMABAD – King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan will travel to Pakistan for houbara bustard hunting (January 24).

BRUSSELS – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will meet Republic of Turkey Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu at NATO Headquarters.

BRUSSELS – European Council President Charles Michel meets Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu – 13:00 GMT

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SUNDAY JAN. 24

** BAKU – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is due to visit the Republic of Azerbaijan for talks on bilateral relations (until January 25). PORTUGAL – Portugal holds presidential elections

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MONDAY JAN. 25 DAVOS, Switzerland – Spanish Prime Minister Pedros Sanchez and Rwandan President Paul Kagame attend Davos Virtual WEF – 10:00 GMT

EGYPT – 10th anniversary of the start of the Egyptian revolution, which marked a series of mass popular protests leading to the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak.

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO – Referendum election. 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 ** MOSCOW – Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin speaks with his Belarusian counterpart Roman Golovchenko.

BRUSSELS – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will meet Hellenic Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias at NATO Headquarters. BRUSSELS – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will meet Republic of Lithuania Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis at NATO Headquarters. DAVOS, Switzerland – European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen addresses WEF Virtual Davos – 10:00 GMT

LONDON – The Costa Book of the Year will be announced. JOHANNESBURG – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will address a virtual meeting of the World Economic Forum. – 7:00 GMT

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

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WEDNESDAY JAN. 27

** YREVAN – Visit of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to Armenia. ** ROME – Special address by Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte at a virtual meeting of the World Economic Forum – 10:00 GMT

** PARIS – Eleventh meeting of the OECD / G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS, virtual conference (until January 28). DAVOS, Switzerland – South Korean President Moon addresses virtual Davos World Economic Forum – 06:00 GMT

MADRID – Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya participates in an event online from “Economia Forum” – 08:00 GMT – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY JAN. 28

** DAVOS, Switzerland – Argentine President Alberto Fernandez addresses the Virtual World Economic Forum in Davos. – 5:30 p.m. GMT – – – – – – – – –

FRIDAY JAN. 29

** SINGAPORE – Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong speaks at the Davos Virtual Forum. – 7:30 a.m. GMT – – – – – – – – –

SATURDAY JAN. 30

Venice, Italy – Venice Carnival (NYSE 🙂 2021 (as of February 16). – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY. 2 ** MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks with his Swedish counterpart Ann Linde in Moscow.

WORLD – World Wetlands Day. – – – – – – – – –

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY. 3

** MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks with his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi.

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THURSDAY 4 FEBRUARY

GLOBAL – World Cancer Day.

BRUSSELS – European Commission Conference on Competition Policy and the EU Green Deal. – – – – – – – – –

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY. 6

WORLD – International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY, FEB. seven

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

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY. 8

SOMALIA – Presidential elections set to take place in Somalia

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY. 9

WORLD – Safer Internet Day 2021 – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY. 11

VIENNA – VIENNA Opera Ball 2021 CAPE TOWN – State of the nation speech by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to parliament. – 5:00 p.m. GMT

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY. 13

BEIRUT – 13th anniversary of the death of Hezbollah commander Imad Moughniyah.

GLOBAL – World Radio Day. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY, FEB. 14

GLOBAL – Valentine’s Day.

BEIRUT – 16th anniversary of the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri. – – – – – – – – –

MONDAY, FEBRUARY. 15 ASIA – Parinirvana Day, Buddhist celebration marking the anniversary of the death of Buddha BRUSSELS – Meeting of the Eurogroup. – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY. 16

SINGAPORE – Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat to announce budget for 2021 – 07:00 GMT

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY. 17

PRISTINA – 13th anniversary of Kosovo’s declaration of independence from Serbia. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY, FEB. 21

NIGER – Niger holds second round of presidential election

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY. 22

BRUSSELS – Meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council. WELLINGTON – Deputy finance ministers of Asia-Pacific countries meet ahead of APEC summit in New Zealand. (until March 07) – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY. 23

COLOMBO – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan expected to arrive in Sri Lanka

BRUSSELS – Meeting of the General Affairs Council of the EU. – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY. 25

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY. 26

** ROME – Meetings of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors, videoconference (until February 27). – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY, FEB. 28

EL SALVADOR – Election to the Salvadoran Legislative Assembly.

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MONDAY TUE 1

BUENOS AIRES – Argentine President Alberto Fernández addresses Parliament at the opening of the annual sessions.

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TUESDAY, TUE. 02

** LISBON – Informal meeting of defense ministers (until 3 March)

MICRONESIA, FEDERATED STATES OF – Election to Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia. – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY, TUE. 4

** LISBON – Informal Meeting of Foreign Ministers – Gymnich (until March 5). VIENNA – The 14th Ministerial Meeting of OPEC and Non-OPEC by videoconference. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY, TUE. seven

BOLIVIA – Local elections in Bolivia

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THURSDAY, TUE. 11

** BRUSSELS – Justice and Home Affairs Council of the EU (until March 12) – – – – – – – – –

MONDAY TUE 15

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

BRUSSELS – Meeting of the Eurogroup.

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TUESDAY, TUE. 16

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

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WEDNESDAY, TUE. 17

NETHERLANDS – Election to the Dutch second chamber. – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY, TUE. 18

** BRUSSELS – EU Environment Council

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MONDAY TUE 22

BRUSSELS – Meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council. – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY, TUE. 23

BRUSSELS – Meeting of the General Affairs Council of the EU. ISRAEL – Election to the Israeli Knesset. – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY, TUE. 25

** BRUSSELS – Meeting of the European Council (until March 26). – – – – – – – – –

WEDNESDAY, TUE. 31

CONGO (BRAZZAVILLE) – Election of the president.

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