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FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 11

** TALLINN – Prime Minister of Denmark Mette Frederiksen will visit Estonia.

** HANOI – Mekong country foreign ministers meet their US counterpart Mike Pompeo in a closed-door meeting.

** LILONGWE – Newly appointed Malawi Finance Minister Felix Lafiel Mlusu presents the 2020/21 budget for the small southern African country – 09:00 GMT. ** ATHENS – EU Vice-President Margaritis Schinas meets Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis – 09:00 GMT. ** PARIS – French Health Minister Olivier Veran holds the presser following a health defense council meeting chaired by Macron earlier on Friday – 2:00 p.m. GMT. ** MINSK – Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei meets with Secretary for State Relations in the Holy See Secretariat of State Bishop Paul Gallagher – 14:45 GMT.

MALI / GUINEA BISSAU / SENEGAL, West Africa – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu visits Mali, Guinea Bissau and Senegal (last day) LONDON – Brexit talks in London (last day)

VENICE, Italy – Venice International Film Festival 2020 (until September 12).

HANOI – Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeastern Nations (ASEAN) countries begin three days of meetings with their counterparts as well as other officials from the United States, China, Russia and EU (last day) MOSCOW – Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will travel to Russia to attend a meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and will also visit Kazakhstan , Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia (until September 16).

MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Moscow. NAIROBI – Kenya’s Finance Minister Ukur Yatani is expected to provide the latest economic growth forecasts and other highlights as he kicks off the budgeting process for fiscal year 2021/22 – 05:30 GMT. BERLIN – European Union finance and economics ministers arrive for an informal two-day meeting chaired by Germany and which holds the rotating EU presidency (until 12 September). BERLIN – Eurozone finance ministers meet to discuss recovery, budgets, banking union – 07:00 GMT.

LUBLIN, Poland – Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki meets with his counterparts from the Visegrad Group of Central European States in Lublin, southern Poland. The group includes Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. BERLIN – German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas receives Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdul Al Zayani in Berlin – 09:00 GMT. BERLIN – German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier welcomes his Croatian counterpart Zoran Milanovic with military honors at Bellevue Palace in Berlin. – 8:00 GMT

IRAN, Islamic Republic of – Election of the Iranian Islamic Consultative Assembly UNITED STATES – 19th anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. BRUSSELS – Meeting of the Eurogroup. BERLIN – EU Informal Meeting of Economic and Financial Affairs Ministers (until 12 September). – – – – – – – – –

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 12

** ATHENS – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Cypriot President Nikos Anastassiades – 5:20 p.m. GMT.

** HANOI – Foreign Ministers of Association of Southeastern Nations (ASEAN) countries conclude three days of virtual meetings at the 27th ASEAN Regional Forum.

BERLIN – European Union finance and economics ministers close their two-day informal meeting in Berlin and are expected to meet with reporters – 10:30 GMT. ATHENS – Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis delivers his annual speech on the state of the country’s economy.

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SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 13

ATHENS – Greek Prime Minister holds annual press conference to present key 2020 economic policy – 10:00 GMT. – – – – – – – – –

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

** MADRID – Spanish Minister of Economy Nadia Calviño attends SKYTALK event hosted by Raiffeisen Bank International – 10:10 GMT. ** BERLIN – German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas meets Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein in Berlin – 13:00 GMT. ** GENEVA – WHO Europe meeting on the response to COVID-19 (as of September 15) ** BRUSSELS – German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President of the European Council Charles Michel and Head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen hold a conference joint press release after a video conference with China President Xi Jinping – 14:30 GMT.

BRUSSELS – EU Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis speaks at an online event on “The EU and the US: How to Build a Positive Agenda” – 8:15 GMT.

MOSCOW – Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko visits Moscow, meets Russian President Vladimir Poutine VIENNA – United Nations IAEA, Board of Governors meeting (as of September 18).

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TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 15

** LJUBLJANA – Foreign Ministers of Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia visit Slovenia. ** BRUSSELS – The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, discusses foreign affairs news with European lawmakers in Brussels – 07:00 GMT.

VIENNA – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will pay an official visit to the Republic of Austria (until September 16). BRUSSELS – EU Digital Manager Margrethe Vestager speaks on the regulation of high performance computing. BRUSSELS – European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen talks about the implementation of the EU’s recovery and resilience mechanism.

ATHENS – The President of the European Council, Charles Michel, will visit Athens.

GLOBAL – International Day of Democracy.

GUATEMALA – 199th anniversary of independence.

EL SALVADOR – 199th anniversary of independence.

COSTA RICA – 199th anniversary of independence.

HONDURAS – 199th anniversary of independence.

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WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 16

** BERLIN – German Minister of Economy Peter Altmaier delivers a speech at an event organized by the German Association of Medicines Manufacturers – 13:30 GMT.

LONDON – Prime Minister Boris Johnson appears before Parliament’s Liaison Committee to discuss the government’s response to the coronavirus, particularly with regard to the economy, Brexit and foreign policy – 14:30 GMT. BRUSSELS – European Commission Ursula Von Der Leyen presents proposals for a post-COVID19 world in her first State of the European Union address to the European Parliament – 07:00 GMT. PARIS – Laurence Boone, OECD Chief Economist, presents the global economic outlook, updating her forecasts for major economies and member countries, in the context of the coronavirus crisis.

PARIS – The OECD updates the economic outlook for the G20 economies.

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THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 17

** BERLIN – German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas meets Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif in Berlin – 3.30pm GMT. – – – – – – – – –

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 18

** MADRID – Spain’s Economy Minister Nadia Calvino attends Asian Development Bank Assembly – 07:30 GMT. ** BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomes Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, in Berlin – 09:00 GMT.

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SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 19 New Zealand – Referendum election.

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MONDAY SEPTEMBER 21

BERLIN – German Minister of Economy Peter Altmaier hosts a meeting of fellow European ministers responsible for trade, with particular emphasis on the future of the steel industry. A joint press conference with European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis is scheduled for 2.15 p.m. GMT. BRUSSELS – EU foreign ministers meet to discuss developments related to China, Turkey and Russia.

VIENNA – 64th IAEA General Conference (until September 25). BRUSSELS – EU trade ministers hold informal meeting in Berlin to discuss current trade issues, from transatlantic relations to the World Trade Organization – 06:45 GMT. – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY 22 SEPTEMBER

BRASILIA – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will open the high-level segment of the United Nations General Assembly which will be a virtual meeting this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic with pre-recorded video speeches from heads of state.

NEW YORK CITY – World leaders participate in the 75th annual high-level segment of the United Nations General Assembly (until September 28).

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

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 24

NEW YORK – Virtual United Nations Security Council Summit Meeting on “Global Governance After COVID-19” – 12:30 GMT. FALKLAND ISLANDS (Islas Malvinas) – Referendum election. BRUSSELS – Special meeting of the European Council (until September 25). BISSAU – Guinea-Bissau celebrates the 47th anniversary of the independence of Portugal. BRUSSELS – Meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council.

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MONDAY SEPTEMBER 28 WORLD – World Rabies Day.

SEOUL – South Korea marks the 66th anniversary of Seoul’s recovery from North Korea during the Korean War. BRUSSELS – Brexit discussions in Brussels (until October 2).

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

BRUSSELS – Meeting of the Competitiveness Council of the EU (Research and Innovation).

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WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 30 TORONTO – Canada hosts the World Circular Economy Forum in Toronto.

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SUNDAY 4 OCTOBER KYRGYZSTAN – Election of the Kyrgyz Supreme Council. NEW CALEDONIA – Referendum election. – – – – – – – – –

MONDAY 5 OCTOBER BERLIN – Informal meeting of the meeting of EU energy ministers (until 6 October). BRUSSELS – Meeting of the Eurogroup.

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TUESDAY 6 OCTOBER

BRUSSELS – Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna speaks by videoconference with Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank, Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank, Valdis Dombrovskis, Executive Vice-President of the European Commission, Paschal Donohoe, President of the Eurogroup, And Klaus Regling, Director General of the ESM on Economic and Monetary Union – 13:00 GMT. BRUSSELS – European Commission Vice-President Maros Sefcovic addresses the press on better regulation in the EU. LUXEMBOURG – Meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council of the EU. – – – – – – – – –

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 7 HANOI – Vietnam hosts ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting in Hanoi. – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY 8 OCTOBER Luxembourg – Meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Council of the EU (as of 09 October) – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY 11 OCTOBER

TAJIKISTAN – Election of the President – – – – – – – – –

MONDAY 12 OCTOBER BRUSSELS – Meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council.

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TUESDAY 13 OCTOBER LUXEMBOURG – Meeting of the General Affairs Council of the EU.

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WEDNESDAY 14 OCTOBER

BRUSSELS – The Vice-President of the European Commission and Chief Climate Officer, Frans Timmermans, presents the bloc’s report on the energy state of the Union, the wave of renovation and offshore renewable energies.

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THURSDAY 15 OCTOBER

BRUSSELS – European Council arrives for two-day summit (until October 16)

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SATURDAY OCTOBER 17

NEW ZEALAND – Referendum election. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18 GUINEA – Referendum election. – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY 22 OCTOBER

SEYCHELLES – Election of the president – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY 25 OCTOBER CHILE – Referendum election. – – – – – – – – –

MONDAY, OCTOBER 26 KUALA LUMPUR – Finance ministers of APEC countries meet to discuss regional macroeconomic and financial issues as well as national and regional financial policy priorities at APEC finance ministers meeting in Malaysia (until October 28) – – – – – – – – –

SATURDAY 31 OCTOBER GEORGIA – Election of the Georgian Parliament. – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY 03 NOVEMBER

** GUAM – Non-voting delegate in the election of the United States House of Representatives. United States of America – Election to the United States House of Representatives.

Palau – Election of the Senate of Palau.

Puerto Rico – Election to the Puerto Rico House of Representatives.

United States of America – Election of the United States Senate.

Puerto Rico – Election of the Puerto Rican Senate.

Puerto Rico – Election of Puerto Rican Governor.

United States of America – Election of President.

Palau – Election of the House of Delegates of Palau.

Palau – Election of the Senate of Palau.

Guam – Legislative Election of Guam. BRUSSELS – Meeting of the Eurogroup.

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WEDNESDAY 04 NOVEMBER BRUSSELS – EU Meeting of Economic and Financial Affairs Ministers

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SUNDAY 08 NOVEMBER

** MYANMAR – Election to the House of Burmese Nationalities.

** MYANMAR – Election to the Myanmar House of Representatives.

KUALA LUMPUR – Foreign Affairs and Trade Ministers from APEC Economies Meet to Discuss Trade and International Affairs Policies at APEC Ministerial Meeting in Malaysia (through November 9)

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TUESDAY 10 NOVEMBER

** JORDAN – Election to the Jordanian Chamber of Deputies.

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SUNDAY 22 NOVEMBER

** BURKINA FASO – Referendum election.

** BURKINA FASO – Election to the Burkinabè National Assembly.

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