News: DIARY-Political and General News Events from July 24

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    FRIDAY, JULY 24	
    

    • INDIANAPOLIS - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visits Indiana - 1145 GMT.
    • RIGA - Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei will pay a working visit to Latvia.

    BRUSSELS – EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council (budget) meeting.

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    SATURDAY, JULY 25 
    

    • JOHANNESBURG - South African ministers will brief reporters on the country's latest measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus - 1000 GMT. KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia hosts virtual meet for APEC trade ministers - 0530 GMT. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, JULY 27 NAIROBI - Kenya president Kenyatta meets county governors on COVID-19 response plans, measures to take in response to surging cases.

    MANILA - Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte delivers state of the nation address.

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    TUESDAY, JULY 28 
    

    GLOBAL - World Hepatitis Day. GLOBAL – 106th anniversary of the beginning of World War 1. PERU - 199th anniversary of independence.

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    WEDNESDAY, JULY 29 
    
    • BRUSSELS - European Commission Vice-President Margaritis Schinas presents the EU's pharmaceutical strategy in Brussels. - - - - - - - - - FRIDAY, July 31 VALPARAISO, Chile - Chile's President Sebastian Pinera delivers the annual state of the nation address. HANOI - Vietnam hosts 53rd ASEAN Ministerial Meeting and Related Meetings (to August 5). - - - - - - - - -

    SATURDAY, AUGUST 1 PENANG, Malaysia - APEC Third Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM3) and Related Meetings (to Aug. 15). GLOBAL - World Breastfeeding Week (to Aug. 7). WARSAW - Poland marks 76th anniversary of its war-time Warsaw Uprising against the Nazi occupation. CHINA – 93rd founding anniversary of the People's Liberation Army.

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    SRI LANKA - Sri Lankan Parliament election.

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    THURSDAY, AUGUST 6 
    

    MANILA - Philippines' finance minister, Carlos Dominguez, attends an online economic forum to discuss the impact of COVID-19 and economic outlook for the second half - 0700 GMT. HIROSHIMA, Japan - Hiroshima Commemorations 75th Anniversary of 1945 nuclear attacks.

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    SUNDAY, AUGUST 9 
    

    NAGASAKI, Japan - Nagasaki Commemorations 75th Anniversary of 1945 nuclear attacks. BELARUS – Belarus Presidential Election.

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    MONDAY, AUGUST 11 
    

    • LILONGWE - Rwandan President Paul Kagame to visit Malawi to hold bilateral talks with Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera (to Aug.12) - - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12 GLOBAL - International Youth Day.
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    FRIDAY, AUGUST 14 
    

    PAKISTAN – 73rd anniversary of Pakistan independence from British rule.

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    SATURDAY, AUGUST 15 
    

    JAPAN – 75th anniversary of country's surrender in World War Two. INDIA – 73rd anniversary of Indian Independence from British rule. LIECHTENSTEIN - 214th Anniversary of Independence.

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    WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19 
    

    GLOBAL - World Humanitarian Day. MOSCOW – 28th anniversary of the failed Soviet coup against Mikhail Gorbachev which accelerated the collapse of the Soviet Union.

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    FRIDAY, AUGUST 21 
    

    SYRIA – 7th anniversary of nerve gas attack which killed hundreds of people in rebel-held neighborhoods on the edge of Damascus.

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    SATURDAY, AUGUST 22 
    

    HANOI, Vietnam - 52nd ASEAN Economic Ministers' Meeting (AEM 52) (to Aug 29).

    HANOI - Vietnam hosts 9th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting.

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    SUNDAY, AUGUST 23 
    

    BALTIC WAY – 31st anniversary of the Baltic Way, a human chain of people in 1989 stretching from Vilnius to Tallinn to mark solidarity in the struggle for independence from the Soviet Union.

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    MONDAY, AUGUST 24 
    

    POLAND - Poland marks the 31st anniversary of the creation of the first post-Communist government in 1989. UKRAINE – 29th Anniversary of Independence. WASHINGTON – 208th anniversary of the Burning of Washington, including the White House and the U.S. Capitol building, by the British troops during the War of 1812.

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    TUESDAY, AUGUST 25 
    

    URUGUAY - Uruguay's Independence Day. PARIS – 76th anniversary of the liberation of Paris from Nazi occupation in the Second World War.

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    THURSDAY, AUGUST 27 
    

    BERLIN - Informal meeting of EU foreign affairs ministers – Gymnich (to Aug. 28).

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    SUNDAY, AUGUST 30 
    

    MONTENEGRO – Montenegrin Assembly election.

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    TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 
    

    MEXICO CITY - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador holds his second state of the union address.

    BRUSSELS - EU Commissioner for internal market Thierry Breton speaks in an online interview with Politico Europe - 0630 GMT.

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    SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 
    

    BOLIVIA - Presidential election.

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    TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 
    

    BRUSSELS - Brussels Economic Forum (by videoconference)

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    FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 
    

    BRUSSELS – EU Informal meeting of economic and financial affairs ministers (to Sept. 12).

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    MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 
    

    VIENNA – United Nations IAEA, Board of Governors meeting (to Sept. 18). LEIPZIG - The German EU presidency hosts an EU-China Summit - 0730 GMT.

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    SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 
    

    New Zealand – New Zealand House of Representatives election.

    New Zealand – Referendum election.

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    MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 
    

    BRUSSELS - EU ministers responsible for trade hold informal meeting in Berlin to discuss current trade topics from transatlantic relations to the World Trade Organization.

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    TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 
    

    NEW YORK CITY - World leaders take part in 75th annual U.N. General Assembly high-level debate (to September 28). BRUSSELS - EU General Affairs Council meeting.

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    THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 
    

    BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting.

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