News: DIARY-Political and General News Events from June 23

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    THURSDAY, JUNE 23 
    
    • SAINT GEORGE'S, Grenada - Grenadian House of Representatives.
    • KIGALI - Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong will visit Kigali, Rwanda to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) (To June 25)
    • MADRID - Spain´s economy minister Nadia Calviño holds a meeting with Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations Sada Ojiambo - 0730 GMT
    • BRUSSELS - EU leaders from the bloc's liberal Renew parties, including French President Emmanuel Macron, gather for a meeting in Brussels before a full summit of their EU counterparts, expected to agree to give candidate status to Ukraine. - 1030 GMT

    ANKARA - The UK Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Affairs, Liz Truss, will pay a working visit to Turkey (Final Day).

    NEW DELHI - Australia's deputy prime minister and defence minister Richard Marles on a four-day visit to India (Final Day)

    ZURICH - Switzerland and Singapore host fintech confereence. The Forum will be opened by Swiss Finance Minister Ueli Maurer and Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister, Heng Swee Keat (Final Day).

    TEHRAN - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will will pay a visit to Iran and meet Iranian officials in Tehran amid stalled talks between the Islamic republic and global powers to revive their 2015 nuclear deal (Final Day).

    BRUSSELS - Leaders of Western Balkans countries hold a meeting with EU representatives ahead of a summit of EU leaders in Brussels.

    ANKARA - British foreign minister Liz Truss to hold press conference with Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu - 0730 GMT

    BRUSSELS - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg meets Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala at NATO headquarters, holds news conference. - 1130 GMT

    ANKARA - Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid will visit Turkey on Thursday after months of warming ties and is expected to meet with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu. The visit comes amid Israeli worries that its citizens could come under attack by Iranian agents in Turkey.

    VIENNA - Austrian Finance Minister Magnus Brunner speaks at an economic reporters' club. - 0730 GMT

    BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping will host a virtual BRICS summit for leaders.

    BEIJING, China (PRC) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin takes part in BRICS summit held by China (through video-link) (to June 24).

    BAKU - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will be on a visit to Azerbaijan and meets counterpart and President Ilham Aliyev (to June 24).

    BRUSSELS - European Council meeting (to June 24).

    SINGAPORE - Sultan Nazrin Shah, the Deputy Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia and the Sultan of Perak is on a four-day visit to Singapore (to June 24)

    KHON KAEN, Thailand – APEC Senior Finance Officials' Meeting (SFOM) (to June 24).

    KIGALI - S. Jaishankar, minister of external affairs of India, to visit Rwanda for 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (to June 25).

    BERLIN - International Air Show (to June 25).

    GENEVA, Switzerland - 50th regular session of the Human Rights Council (to July 8).

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    FRIDAY, JUNE 24 
    
    • KIGALI, Rwanda - British prime minister Boris Johnson holds a news conference at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).

    WASHINGTON DC - The IMF holds a virtual news conference to discuss its annual review of the U.S. economy. - 2000 GMT

    BRUSSELS - Euro Summit.

    BEIJING - Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev takes part in BRICS summit held by China via video link.

    BAKU - Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov visits Azerbaijan, meets his counterpart Jeyhun Bayramov and Azeri President Ilham Aliyev.

    BERLIN - 74th anniversary of beginning of The Berlin Blockade. Communist forces cut off all land and water routes between west Germany and west Berlin, prompting the United States to organise a massive airlift.

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    SATURDAY, JUNE 25 
    
    • KIGALI, Rwanda - A final news conference is held to conclude the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).

    BERLIN – U.S. President Joe Biden departs Washington, D.C. to attend the G7 summit in Germany.

    VIENNA – IAEA International Symposium on Uranium Raw Material for the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Exploration, Mining, Production, Supply and Demand, Economics and Environmental Issues (to June 29).

    LOS ANGELES - 13th death anniversary of pop star Michael Jackson.

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    SUNDAY, JUNE 26 
    

    BERLIN - Narendra Modi Prime Minister of India will visit Germany to attend G7 Summit (To June 27)

    GLOBAL - International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

    BERLIN - G7 summit, Schloss Elmau (to June 28)

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    MONDAY, JUNE 27 
    

    LUXEMBOURG - Energy ministers from EU countries meet in Luxembourg to agree their joint position on more ambitious climate change policies, including a higher renewable energy goal. If they manage, negotiations with EU parliament can begin on the final laws.

    BRUSSELS, Belgium - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during a news conference ahead of a NATO summit - 1100 GMT

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    TUESDAY, JUNE 28 
    

    MADRID - U.S. President Joe Biden will travel to attend the NATO summit in Madrid.

    ABU DHABI - Narendra Modi, prime minister of India, to visit United Arab Emirates.

    MADRID - NATO's General Secretary Jens Stoltenberg delivers opening remarks at a public forum ahead of the Madrid summit - 1520 GMT.

    MADRID - Spain's King Felipe hosts Royal Gala dinner for NATO leaders - 2030 GMT.

    PARIS - OECD Economic Survey of Estonia.

    VIENNA - Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima on three-day State visit to Austria (to June 30).

    MADRID - NATO Summit is be held in Madrid (to June 30)

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    WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29 
    

    MADRID - NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg holds news conference at the end of the second working session of the alliance summit in Madrid. - 1345 GMT

    MADRID - South Korea's President Yoon Seok-youl to attend NATO summit in Madrid (to June 30).

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    THURSDAY, JUNE 30 
    
    • VIENNA - 30th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting Via videoconference.

    MADRID - NATO General Secretary Jens Stoltenberg holds news conference after second and final day of the Madrid NATO summit, with Ukraine on top of the agenda - 1015 GMT

    MADRID - Leaders of various members of NATO alliance hold news conferences after second and final day of the Madrid NATO summit, with Ukraine on top of the agenda - 1400 GMT

    MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Moscow.

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    FRIDAY, JULY 1 
    

    CHINA – 101st founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China.

    SONKAJARVI - Wife-Carrying World Championship 2020 (to July 2)

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    SATURDAY, JULY 2 
    

    GLOBAL - World UFO day on anniversary of the Roswell incident.

    SIENA - July annual horse race "Palio di Siena".

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    SUNDAY, JULY 3 
    

    KINSHASA - Pope Francis visits Congo (To July 4)

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    MONDAY, JULY 4 
    

    UNITED STATES - Independence Day.

    GLOBAL - International Day of Cooperatives.

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    TUESDAY, JULY 5 
    

    JUBA - Pope Francis visits South Sudan, where violence and hunger stalk world's youngest nation (to Jul. 6).

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    THURSDAY, JULY 7 
    

    MOSCOW - Russia's Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov takes part in G20 foreign ministers meeting (To July 8).

    BALI, Indonesia - G20 Foreign Ministers are set to meet in Indonesia's Bali in a hybrid meeting.

    KATHMANDU - 75th birthday of Nepal's deposed King Gyanendra.

    LONDON - 17th anniversary of the attacks on London's transport network, killing more than 50 and injuring 700.

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    SATURDAY, JULY 9 
    

    TEHRAN - 22nd anniversary of attack on Tehran University dormitory in 1999.

    JERUSALEM/RAMALLAH - Palestine marks 17th anniversary of a World Court ruling that Israel's walls and fences in the West Bank were illegal.

    SOUTH SUDAN – 11th Anniversary of South Sudan becoming an Independent State.

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    SUNDAY, JULY 10 
    

    CONGO (Brazzaville) - Congolese National Assembly election.

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    MONDAY, JULY 11 
    

    BRUSSELS – Eurogroup meeting.

    GLOBAL - United Nations World Population Day.

    MUMBAI - 15th anniversary of deadly bomb attacks on Mumbai's commuter rail network.

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    TUESDAY, JULY 12 
    

    BRUSSELS – EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council

    BRUSSELS - European Union finance ministers will set the irrevocable exchange rate at which croatia will convert its kuna currency into euros when it adopts the single currency on Jan 1, 2023.

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    WEDNESDAY, JULY 13 
    

    ISRAEL/PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - U.S. President Joe Biden to meet Israeli and Palestinian leadership during a two-day visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories. (To July 14)

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    THURSDAY, JULY 14 
    

    PRAGUE - EU affairs ministers informal meeting in Prague. (to July 15) PARIS - Bastille Day.

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    FRIDAY, JULY 15 
    

    RIYADH - US President Joe Biden will travel to Saudi Arabia and is set to meet the country’s de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (to July 16)

    BALI, Indonesia - Finance Ministers and Central Bank governors from the G20 countries meet in Indonesia's Bali.

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    SUNDAY, JULY 17 
    

    GLOBAL - World Day for International Justice, which commemorates the adoption of the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court, the Rome Statute, on July 17.

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    MONDAY, JULY 18 
    

    BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting.

    HAMPSHIRE - Farnborough International Airshow 2022 (to Jul 22)

    GLOBAL - Nelson Mandela International Day.

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    TUESDAY, JULY 19 
    

    PRAGUE - EU industry and trade ministers informal meeting in Prague. (to July 20)

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    WEDNESDAY, JULY 20 
    

    CYPRUS - Cyprus marks the anniversary of the Turkish invasion in 1974.

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    THURSDAY, JULY 21 
    

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fl – 22nd anniversary of conclusion of NASA's space shuttle program after successful completion of mission STS-135.

    GLOBAL - International Yoga Day.

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    FRIDAY, JULY 22 
    

    OSLO – 11th Anniversary of Norway bombing and mass shooting at youth summer camp on the nearby Utoya Island where 77 people killed.

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    SUNDAY, JULY 24 
    

    OTTAWA - Pope Francis to visit Canada (to July 30)

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    MONDAY, JULY 25 
    

    TUNISIA – Referendum election

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    THURSDAY, JULY 28 
    

    GLOBAL - World Hepatitis Day.

    GLOBAL – 108th anniversary of the beginning of World War 1.

    PERU - 201st Anniversary of Independence.

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    FRIDAY, JULY 29 
    

    BAYREUTH, Germany - Annual Bayreuth festival 2022 (to Aug. 9)

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    SUNDAY, JULY 31 
    

    KINSHASA, Congo - Election for Congolese National Assembly

    DAKAR, Senegal - Election for Senegalese National Assembly

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    TUESDAY, AUGUST 9 
    

    KENYA – President election. KENYA - Kenyan National Assembly election. KENYA - Kenyan Senate election.

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    SUNDAY, AUGUST 14 
    

    BANGKOK - 11th APEC Tourism Ministers Meeting and the 60th APEC Tourism Working Group Meeting (to August 20).

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