DIARY-Political and General News Events from June 29

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FRIDAY, JUNE 29

** GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence plans to visit volcano victims in Guatemala as part of a three-nation trip aimed at building Latin American ties. ** CAMEROON - French junior minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne meets Cameroon's President Paul Biya. ** MINSK - President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko meets with Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen - 1500 GMT. ** PARIS - Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo meets Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez in Paris - 1230 GMT. ** MINSK – German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has arrived in Belarus.

BRUSSELS – Prime Minister of Macedonia Zoran Zaev will meet European Council President Donald Tusk in Brussels (Final day).

NEW DELHI – UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan will visit six Indian cities and hold talks with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. During his trip he will visit New Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru and Ahmedabad (to Jun 30). GENEVA – United Nations Human Rights Council, Thirty-eighth session (to July 6). VIENNA – IAEA International Symposium on Uranium Raw Material for the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Exploration, Mining, Production, Supply and Demand, Economics and Environmental Issues (Final day).

GENEVA – United Nations Human Rights Committee, pre-sessional Working Group on Communications, 123rd session (Final day).

BEIJING - Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali will pay a visit to China (to June 30). JAKARTA - Malaysia Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will make an official visit to Indonesia (Final day).

BRUSSLES - European Council meets (Final day).

BEIJING - U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad delivers opening remarks at the IIF China Financial Summit in Beijing - 0900 GMT.

BRUSSELS - French President Emmanuel Macron gives a news conference after a two-day European leaders' summit - 1130 GMT.

JAKARTA - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad meets with Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Bogor, south of Jakarta. BEIJING - Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali hold a joint news conference in Beijing - 0400 GMT.

WASHINGTON D.C. - United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Armenian President Armen Sarkissian at the State Department.

BRUSSELS - Chairman of EU leaders Donald Tusk and head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker hold news conference after the second day of talks, on Brexit and on deepening euro zone economic integration - 1130 GMT.

BRUSSELS - Euro Summit. PYEONGTAEK - South Korea observes the 16th anniversary of an inter-Korean sea clash.

BEJING/TAIPEI - 8th Anniversary of signing of a landmark trade deal between China and Taiwan.

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SATURDAY, JUNE 30

** VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis meets Bolivian president Evo Morales at Vatican - 0800 GMT.

PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron meets Slovakian Prime Minister Peter Pellegreni and Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babic at the Elysee Palace.

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SUNDAY, JULY 1

DHAKA - Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres meets Bangladeshi officials in Dhaka. ATHENS - Vietnam Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh and his spouse will pay official visit to Greece (to July 2).

Mexico - Mexican Chamber of Deputies election.

Mexico – Presidential election.

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MONDAY, JULY 2

** COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh - Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim visit Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar.

BEIJING - Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi meets Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean at Zhongnanhai in Beijing.

WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. President Donald Trump and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte confer at the White House.

NOUAKCHOTT/LAGOS, Nigeria - French President Emmanuel Macron visits Nouakchott in Mauritania and Abuja and Lagos in Nigeria (to July 3).

ZURICH - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will pay an official visit to Switzerland to meet with Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis, among other Swiss officials. Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will also attend (to July 3).

GLOBAL - World UFO day on anniversary of the Roswell incident. SIENA - July annual horse race "Palio di Siena". - - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, JULY 3 SOFIA - Vietnam Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh and his spouse will pay official visit to Bulgaria (to July 5)

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 4

** STRASBOURG, France - Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki will address the European Parliament at a time his nationalist, eurosceptic government fights many battles with the EU from migration to the rule of law in the largest ex-communist EU state.

** MOSCOW – Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi will visit Moscow.

SINGAPORE - The 3rd Meeting of the Senior Economic Officials for the 49th meeting of the ASEAN Economic Ministers (SEOM 3/49) and Related Meetings (to July 8).

VIENNA – Iran president Hassan Rouhani visits Austria amid nuclear deal row (to July 6).

UNITED STATES - Independence Day. - - - - - - - - - FRIDAY, JULY 6 BUCHAREST - Vietnam Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh and his spouse will pay official visits to Romania (to July 7).

SOFIA - Bulgaria will host the seventh annual summit between China and central and eastern European countries (to Jul 8).

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SATURDAY, JULY 7

BARI, Italy - Pope Francis makes a day trip to Bari for an ecumenical gathering to pray for peace in the Middle East - 0500 GMT.

GLOBAL - International Day of Cooperatives. KATHMANDU - 71st birthday of Nepal's deposed King Gyanendra. LONDON - 13th anniversary of the attacks on London's transport network, killing more than 50 and injuring 700. VIENNA – IAEA International Conference on Advances in Nuclear Forensics: Countering the Evolving Threat of Nuclear and Other Radioactive Material out of Regulatory Control (to July 10). - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, JULY 9

NEW YORK – United Nations high-level political forum on sustainable development convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council meeting (to July 13). BRUSSELS - EU-Ukraine summit. TEHRAN - 19th anniversary of attack on Tehran University dormitory in 1999. JERUSALEM/RAMALLAH - Palestine marks 13th anniversary of a World Court ruling that Israel's walls and fences in the West Bank were illegal. SOUTH SUDAN – 6th Anniversary of South Sudan becoming an independent state. - - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, JULY 10 SINGAPORE - ASEAN Defence Senior Officials' Meeting (ADSOM) and ADSOM Plus (to July 13). - - - - - - - - -

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11

** BRUSSELS - NATO allies hold a two-day summit at leaders level, the second one for U.S. President Donald Trump (to July 12).

GLOBAL - United Nations World Population Day. MUMBAI - 11th anniversary of deadly bomb attacks on Mumbai's commuter rail network.

- - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, JULY 12 BRUSSELS – Eurogroup meeting. BRUSSELS - Informal meeting of justice and home affairs ministers (to July 13).

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FRIDAY, JULY 13

** LONDON - U.S. President Donald Trump due to visit the United Kingdom. ** SINGAPORE - South Korea President Moon Jae-In speaks at a lecture in Singapore on achieving peace and prosperity in East Asia - 0300 GMT.

BRUSSELS - EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting. - - - - - - - - -

SATURDAY, JULY 14

** PARIS – Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will visit France at the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron to be a Guest of Honour at the French National Day parade.

PARIS - Bastille Day.

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** HELSINKI – U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet in Helsinki.

NEW YORK - United Nations Economic and Social Council, Substantive session, high-level segment, including the three-day ministerial meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development convened under the auspices of the Council meeting (to July 19).

BRUSSELS - EU-Foreign Affairs Council meeting. HAMPSHIRE - Farnborough Air Show 2018 (to July 22). - - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, JULY 17 GLOBAL - World Day for International Justice. - - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, JULY 18 GLOBAL - Nelson Mandela International Day. - - - - - - - - - FRIDAY, JULY 20 CYPRUS - Cyprus marks the anniversary of the Turkish invasion in 1974. - - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, JULY 21 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fl – 7th anniversary of conclusion of NASA's space shuttle program after successful completion of mission STS-135. - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, JULY 22 OSLO – 6th Anniversary of Norway bombing and mass shooting at youth summer camp on the nearby Utoya Island where 77 people were killed. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, July 23 SINGAPORE - 36th ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Energy (SOME) and Associated Meetings (to July 27). - - - - - - - - -

TUESDAY, JULY 24 BRUSSELS - EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting. - - - - - - - - -

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25 BAYREUTH, Germany - Annual Bayreuth festival 2017 (to Aug. 29).

Pakistan - Pakistani National Assembly election. - - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, JULY 28 GLOBAL - World Hepatitis Day. GLOBAL – 104th anniversary of the beginning of World War 1. PERU - 197th Anniversary of Independence. - - - - - - - - -

SUNDAY, JULY 29

Cambodia - Cambodian National Assembly election.

Mali - Presidential election. - - - - - - - - -

MONDAY, JULY 30

WASHINGTON – Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will visit Washington and meet President Donald Trump.

SINGAPORE - 51st ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM), Post-Ministerial Conferences (PMCs), 19th ASEAN Plus Three Foreign Ministers Meeting (APTFMM), 8th East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers Meeting (EASFMM) and 25th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) (to August 4).

Zimbabwe - Zimbabwean National Assembly election. Zimbabwe – President election.

Comoros – Referendum election.

Zimbabwe - Zimbabwean Senate election.

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SATURDAY, August 4

PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Third Senior Officials Meeting and Related Meetings (to August 20).

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SUNDAY, August 26 SINGAPORE - 50th ASEAN Economic Ministers' Meeting & Related Meetings 6th RCEP Ministerial Meeting (to Sept. 2).

THAILAND - Special Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM)-(to August 31).

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