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    THURSDAY, JANUARY 11 
    
    • TASHKENT - Kyrgyzstan Foreign Minister Chinzig Aidarbekov will visit Uzbekistan.
    • BUCHAREST - Romanian President Klaus Iohannis and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to give statements as Romania takes the helm of the rotating six-month presidency of Council of the European Union - 0830 GMT.

    BEIJING - Sierra Leone's Foreign Affairs Minister and International Cooperation Alie Kabba will pay an official visit to China (to Jan. 16).

    BUCHAREST - European Affairs Minister Nathalie Loiseau will visit Romania (Final Day).

    PALM SPRINGS, Ca - 30th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (to Jan. 14). HELSINKI - Algerian Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel will pay an official visit to Helsinki, Finland (to Jan. 12).

    WASHINGTON D.C. - Sri Lankan Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera will meet with several officials of International Monetary Fund (IMF).

    VIENNA - Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache hold a news conference in Vienna - 1000 GMT.

    BAGHDAD - United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet Iraq's Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi in Baghdad. WASHINGTON/MOSCOW – Eighth Anniversary of U.S.-Russia civilian nuclear cooperation agreement.

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    SATURDAY, JANUARY 12 
    

    SAMARKAND, Uzbekistan - The first meeting of foreign ministers, which is part of the India-Central Asia dialogue involving Afghanistan, will take place in Samarkand. The meeting will be attended by foreign ministers of India, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkey and Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Afghanistan (to Jan. 13).

    HAITI - 9th anniversary of Haiti's magnitude 7 earthquake that destroyed much of the Haitian capital.

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    SUNDAY, JANUARY 13 
    

    BEIGING - Finnish President Sauli Niinistoe will pay a state visit to China at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping (to Jan. 16).

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    MONDAY, JANUARY 14 
    

    • MINSK - Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto will visit Belarus.
    • MOSCOW - Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa will visit Russia (to Jan. 16).
    • MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will meet his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono in Moscow.
    • BEIJING - Finland President Sauli Niinisto attends a welcome ceremony hosted by his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Beijing - 0730 GMT.
    • MADRID - Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell to deliver a speech at an event in Madrid - 0800 GMT.
    • BRUSSELS - Belgian Foreign and Defence Minister Didier Reynders to hold a news conference in Brussels - 0930 GMT.
    • PARIS - French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire holds a news conference in Paris - 1130 GMT.

    ABU DHABI - International Water Summit 2019 (to Jan. 17).

    ABU DHABI - World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2019 (to Jan. 17).

    TUNISIA – 8th Anniversary of ousting of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

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    TUESDAY, JANUARY 15 
    
    • MARIUPOL, Ukraine - Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius will visit Mariupol, Ukraine.

    MINSK - Austrian Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs, Karin Kneissl, will visit Belarus.

    PARIS - OECD Economic Survey Denmark 2019, Paris, France.

    SINGAPORE - Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani speaks at a Financial Times event in Singapore on infrastructure finance.

    OSLO - Norwegian Finance Minister Siv Jensen delivers speech on the "state of the nation" at a breakfast seminar - 0800 GMT.

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    WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16 
    

    • STRASBOURG, France - Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez to address EU lawmakers as part of a series of heads of state and government speeches on the future of the EU - 0800 GMT.
    • BERLIN - Germany's Economy Minister Peter Altmaier holds a conference on the digital transformation - 0930 GMT.

    BANGKOK - 16th CLMV Senior Economic Officials Meeting.

    BANGKOK - First Meeting of the Senior Economic Officials for the Fiftieth ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting (SEOM1/50) (to Jan. 18).

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    THURSDAY, JANUARY 17 
    

    CHIANG MAI, Thailand - ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Retreat (to Jan. 18). BELGRADE - Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Serbia and meets Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic to discuss resolution of the Kosovo crisis, economic cooperation and regional issues.

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    FRIDAY, JANUARY 18 
    

    • BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomes Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the Chancellery in Berlin - 1230 GMT. GUJARAT, India - Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will attend the International Investment Summit in India.
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    SATURDAY, JANUARY 19 
    

    JERUSALEM - Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko will visit Israel. BRUSSELS - European Motor Show Brussels 2019 (to Jan. 27).

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    MONDAY, JANUARY 21 
    
    • DAVOS, Switzerland - U.S. President Donald Trump arrives in Davos, ahead of his address to the World Economic Forum.

    BERLIN - Uzbekistan President will visit Germany (to Jan. 23).

    BRUSSELS - Euro zone finance ministers meet in Brussels.

    BRUSSELS - EU Foreign Affairs Ministers meet in Brussels.

    MOSCOW - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Moscow to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    BUCHAREST - European Affairs Ministers meet in Romania (to Jan. 23).

    BRUSSELS – Eurogroup meeting.

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    TUESDAY, JANUARY 22 
    

    BRUSSELS – EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting.

    FRANKFURT - Handelsblatt Annual German Energy Conference, speakers include Vattenfall CEO Magnus Hall, EnBW CEO Frank Mastiaux, Germany's Economy Minister Peter Altmaier (to Jan. 24) DAVOS, Switzerland - World Economic Forum 2014 Annual Meeting (to Jan. 25).

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    WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23 
    

    PANAMA CITY, Florida - Pope Francis celebrates his third World Youth Day in Panama (to Jan. 27)

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    FRIDAY, JANUARY 25 
    

    DAVOS, Switzerland - World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

    EGYPT – Eighth Anniversary of beginning of Egyptian revolution, which marked a series of mass popular protests leading to the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak.

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    SATURDAY, JANUARY 26 
    

    NEW DELHI - India celebrates its Republic Day with a grand parade exhibiting its military might and national culture with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa as the chief guest - 0230 GMT.

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    TUESDAY, JANUARY 29 
    

    SOFIA - Bulgaria will host an economic forum on its bid to join the euro zone. EU Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov to attend. LONDON - Costa Book of the Year will be announced.

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    SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2 
    

    • GLOBAL - World Wetlands Day. - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3 SAN SALVADOR - EI Salvador Presidential Election.
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    MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4 
    
    • GLOBAL - World Cancer Day. ABU DHABI - Pope Francis will visit Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates to attend an interfaith meeting - 0800 GMT. - - - - - - - - -

    FEBRUARY 7 BRATISLAVA - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet the prime ministers of the Visegrad group - Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia - at a summit in Bratislava.

    PARIS - Environment ministers of France, Portugal, Spain and Britain as well as EU Energy Chief Maros Sefcovic will speak at Paris SER renewable energy conference - 0800 GMT.

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    MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11 
    

    BRUSSELS – Eurogroup meeting.

    BRUSSELS - Euro Zone finance ministers meet in Brussels.

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    TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12 
    

    BRUSSELS – EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting.

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    SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16 
    

    ABUJA - Nigerian Presidential Election.

    ABUJA - Nigerian House of Representatives election.

    ABUJA - Nigerian Senate election.

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    MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18 
    

    BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting.

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    TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 
    

    BRUSSELS - EU General Affairs Council meeting.

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    WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 
    

    CAIRO - The first summit between EU Member States and the Arab League to be held. European and Arab state leaders to discuss migration and other issues at the summit to be hosted by Egypt.

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    SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24 
    

    HAVANA - Referendum election.

    CAIRO - EU-League of Arab States summit (to Feb. 25).

    CHISINAU - Moldovan Parliament election.

    BANGKOK - Thailand Senate election.

    BANGKOK - Thailand House of Representatives election.

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