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————————————————– —————— This log is archived daily. ** Indicates new events ——————————————– – ———————– FRIDAY JUNE 17 ** ZAGREB/SARAJEVO – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu visits Croatia for talks with his Croatian counterpart Gordan Grlic Radman, after which the two will hold a joint press conference in Zagreb. He will then travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina to meet with officials in Sarajevo and attend the graduation ceremony at the International University of Sarajevo, as part of his Balkan tour. ** WASHINGTON DC – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with Senegalese Foreign Minister Aïssata Tall Sall at the State Department – 3:00 p.m. GMT. WASHINGTON, DC – Joint press conference by IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva and Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley – 1845 GMT. BRUSSELS – US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin meets his counterparts at NATO headquarters in Brussels – 06:30 GMT LUXEMBOURG – EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council. GLOBAL – United Nations World Day Against Desertification and Drought. NEW DELHI – Singapore’s Foreign Minister Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan to visit India (last day) NEW DELHI – India will host a special meeting with Foreign Ministers of Association of United Nations member states Southeast Asia (ASEAN) in New Delhi from June 16 to 17 to mark the 30th anniversary of relations with the 10-member grouping and discuss ways to strengthen cooperation in the future. (Last day). SYDNEY – Sydney Film Festival 2020 (until June 19) SHANGHAI – Shanghai International Film Festival 2020 (until June 19) GENEVA, Switzerland – 50th ordinary session of the Human Rights Council (until July 8) – – – – – – – – – SUNDAY, JUNE 19 TEHRAN – President of Kazakhstan Kasym-Jomart Tokayev will pay an official visit to Iran. PARIS, France – Election to the National Assembly of France. – – – – – – – – – MONDAY JUNE 20 ** BRUSSELS – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg meets European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in Brussels. NEW DELHI – Australian Defense Minister Richard Marles will visit India. YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia – Indonesia will host a meeting of G20 health ministers (till June 21). GLOBAL – World Refugee Day. LUXEMBOURG – EU Foreign Affairs Council. – – – – – – – – – TUESDAY, JUNE 21 ** TASHKENT – Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev will pay an official visit to Uzbekistan (until June 22). TEHRAN – Turkmenistan President Serdar Berdimuhamedov will arrive in Iran. KHON KAEN, Thailand – APEC Senior Finance Officials Meeting (SFOM) (till 24 June). ZURICH – Switzerland and Singapore are hosting a fintech conference. The Forum will be opened by Swiss Finance Minister Ueli Maurer and Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat (till June 23). PHNOM PENH – 16th ASEAN Defense Ministers Meeting. (Until 22 June) LUXEMBOURG – Meeting of the General Affairs Council of the EU. – – – – – – – – – WEDNESDAY JUNE 22 ** ANKARA – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) will pay a visit to Turkey. BERLIN – International Air Show (until June 25). – – – – – – – – – THURSDAY, JUNE 23** BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping will host a virtual BRICS leaders’ summit. BEIJING, China (PRC) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is attending the China-hosted BRICS summit (via video link) (till June 24). BAKU – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will visit Azerbaijan and meet his counterpart and President Ilham Aliyev (until June 24). BRUSSELS – Leaders of the Western Balkan countries hold a meeting with EU officials ahead of an EU leaders’ summit in Brussels. BRUSSELS – Meeting of the European Council (till June 24). – – – – – – – – – FRIDAY, JUNE 24 BERLIN – 74th anniversary of the beginning of the blockade of Berlin. Communist forces cut off all land and sea routes between West Germany and West Berlin, prompting the United States to stage a massive airlift. – – – – – – – – – SATURDAY JUNE 25 VIENNA – IAEA International Symposium on Uranium, Raw Material for the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Exploration, Mining, Production, Supply and Demand, Economic and Environmental Issues ( until June 29). LOS ANGELES – 13th anniversary of pop star Michael Jackson’s death. – – – – – – – – – SUNDAY, JUNE 26 WORLDWIDE – International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. BERLIN – G7 Summit, Schloss Elmau (until June 28) – – – – – – – – – TUESDAY JUNE 28 MADRID – NATO summit is held in Madrid (until June 30) – – – – – – – – – WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29

MADRID – South Korean President Yoon Seok-youl will attend the NATO summit in Madrid (until June 30). – – – – – – – – – THURSDAY, JUNE 30 MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Moscow. – – – – – – – – – FRIDAY, JULY 1 CHINA – 101st anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party. SONKAJARVI – Women’s World Babywearing Championship 2020 (until July 2) – – – – – – – – –

WORLD SATURDAY JULY 2 – World UFO Day on the anniversary of the Roswell incident. SIENA – Annual July horse race “Palio di Siena”. – – – – – – – – – SUNDAY, JULY 3 KINSHASA – Visit of Pope Francis to the Congo (To July 4) – – – – – – – – – MONDAY, JULY 4 UNITED STATES – Independence Day. GLOBAL – International Day of Cooperatives. – – – – – – – – – TUESDAY, JULY 5 JUBA – Pope Francis visits South Sudan, where violence and hunger are rife in the world’s youngest nation (until July 6). – – – – – – – – – THURSDAY JULY 7 MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov takes part in the meeting of G20 foreign ministers (until July 8). BALI, Indonesia – G20 foreign ministers are due to meet in Bali, Indonesia in a hybrid meeting. KATHMANDU – 75th birthday of deposed king of Nepal Gyanendra. LONDON – 17th anniversary of the attacks on London’s transport network, killing more than 50 people and injuring 700. – – – – – – – – – SATURDAY JULY 9 TEHRAN – 22nd anniversary of the attack on the dormitory of the University of Tehran in 1999. JERUSALEM/RAMALLAH – Palestine marks the 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’s accession to an independent state. – – – – – – – – – SUNDAY, JULY 10

CONGO (Brazzaville) – Election to the Congolese National Assembly. – – – – – – – – – MONDAY JULY 11 BRUSSELS – Eurogroup meeting. GLOBAL – United Nations World Population Day. MUMBAI – 15th anniversary of the deadly bombings on Mumbai’s commuter rail network. – – – – – – – – – 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 will adopt the single currency on January 1, 2023. – – – – – – – – – WEDNESDAY, JULY 13 ** ISRAEL/PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES – US President Joe Biden will meet with Israeli and Palestinian leaders during a two-day visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories. (Until 14 July) – – – – – – – – – THURSDAY 14 JULY PRAGUE – Informal meeting of Ministers for European Affairs in Prague. (until July 15)

PARIS – Bastille Day. – – – – – – – – – FRIDAY, JULY 15 RIYADH – US President Joe Biden will visit Saudi Arabia and is expected to meet the country’s de facto leader, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (until July 16) BALI, Indonesia – Finance The ministers and central bank governors of the G20 countries meet in Bali, Indonesia. – – – – – – – – – SUNDAY, JULY 17 GLOBAL – World Day of International Justice, which commemorates the adoption of the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court, the Rome Statute, on July 17. – – – – – – – – – MONDAY 18 JULY BRUSSELS – Meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council. HAMPSHIRE – Farnborough International Airshow 2022 (until July 22) GLOBAL – Nelson Mandela International Day. – – – – – – – – – TUESDAY, JULY 19

PRAGUE – Informal meeting of European industry and trade ministers in Prague. (as of July 20) – – – – – – – – – WEDNESDAY JULY 20 CYPRUS – Cyprus marks the anniversary of the Turkish invasion in 1974. – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY, JULY 21 SPACE CENTER KENNEDY, FL – The 22nd anniversary of the end of NASA’s space shuttle program following the successful completion of mission STS-135. GLOBAL – International Yoga Day. – – – – – – – – – FRIDAY 22 JULY OSLO – 11th anniversary of the bombing in Norway and the mass shootings at a summer camp for young people on the neighboring island of Utoya where 77 people were been killed. – – – – – – – – – SUNDAY, JULY 24 OTTAWA – Visit of Pope Francis to Canada (until July 30) – – – – – – – – – MONDAY, JULY 25

TUNISIA – Election by referendum – – – – – – – – – THURSDAY, JULY 28 WORLDWIDE – World Hepatitis Day. WORLDWIDE – 108th anniversary of the start of the First World War. PERU – 201st anniversary of independence. – – – – – – – – –

FRIDAY, JULY 29 BAYREUTH, Germany – Annual Bayreuth Festival 2022 (until August 9) – – – – – – – – – SUNDAY, JULY 31 KINSHASA, Congo – Election to the Congolese National Assembly DAKAR, Senegal – Election to the Senegalese National Assembly – – – – – – – – – TUESDAY, AUGUST 9

KENYA – Election of the president. KENYA – Election to the National Assembly of Kenya.

KENYA – Election to the Kenyan Senate. – – – – – – – – – SUNDAY AUGUST 14

BANGKOK – 11th APEC Tourism Ministers Meeting and 60th APEC Tourism Working Group Meeting (till August 20). – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – NOTE: The inclusion of log items does not imply necessarily that Reuters will report an article based on the event.

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