DIARY-Political and General News Events from Dec. 7

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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7

** NICOSIA - Cypriot Finance Minister Haris Georgiades delivers budget speech in Cypriot parliament. KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Qatar's Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrives in Malaysia for a three-day working visit (Final Day) BEIJING - German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will visit China (to Dec. 10).

BEIJING - North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho will visit China (to Dec. 8).

KIEV - Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite will pay an official visit to Ukraine.

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8 ** ULAANBAATAR - North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho will visit Mongolia (to Dec. 9). - - - - - - - - -

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9 PERU- Referendum election.

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MONDAY, DECEMBER 10

** BRUSSELS - EU-Kyrgyzstan Cooperation Council meeting. ** BRUSSELS - Foreign Affairs Council meeting. NAYPYIDAW - Indian President Ram Nath Kovind will pay a State Visit to Myanmar (to Dec. 14).

BRUSSELS - EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting.

MOSCOW - Sudan's Oil and Gas Minister Azhari Abdalla travels to Russia for a meeting with Russian ministers (to Dec. 12) - - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11 ** BEIJING - Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno will pay a state visit to China (to Dec. 13). ** KOREA - Meeting of ASEAN+3 Finance and Central Bank Deputies.

** BRUSSELS - General Affairs Council meeting

BRUSSELS - EU General Affairs Council meeting. - - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12 ** BEIJING - Colombian Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo will pay a formal visit to China (to Dec. 15). ** BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing - 0900 GMT - - - - - - - - -

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13 ** BEIJING - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meets Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. - 0800 GMT ** BRUSSELS - European Council meeting (to Dec. 14).

MINSK - Russian Prime Minister Medvedev visits Belarus.

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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14

BRUSSELS – Euro Summit. - - - - - - - - -

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16 TOGO – Referendum election. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, DECEMBER 17 ** BRUSSELS - EU-Kosovo Stabilization and Association Council meeting. ** BRUSSELS - EU-Ukraine Association Council meeting. - - - - - - - - -

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18 ** BRUSSELS - EU-Serbia Stabilization and Association Council meeting. - - - - - - - - -

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19 MADAGASCAR – President's election. - - - - - - - - -

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20 ** BRUSSELS - EU-Egypt Association Council meeting.

TOGO - Togolese National Assembly election. - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23 DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO - President election. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO - Congolese National Assembly election. - - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, JANUARY 1

TALLINN – 8th anniversary of adoption of the euro by Estonia.

MALTA - Malta takes over the presidency of the EU from Luxembourg. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, JANUARY 3

PALM SPRINGS, Ca - 30th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (to Jan. 14).

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BURMA – 71st anniversary of Burma's independence. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, JANUARY 7

LONDON - Costa Book Category Awards winners to be announced.

PHNOM PENH - The ruling Cambodian People's Party celebrates the 40th anniversary of the victory over the Khmer Rouge regime. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, JANUARY 11

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW – 8th Anniversary of U.S.-Russia civilian nuclear cooperation agreement. - - - - - - - - - Saturday, JANUARY 12

HAITI - 9th anniversary of Haiti's magnitude 7 earthquake that destroyed much of the Haitian capital. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, JANUARY 14 ** 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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BRUSSELS - European Motor Show Brussels 2019 (to Jan. 27). - - - - - - - - -

TUESDAY, JANUARY 22

** DAVOS, Switzerland - World Economic Forum 2014 Annual Meeting (to Jan 25). - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, JANUARY 21 ** BRUSSELS – Eurogroup meeting. - - - - - - - - -

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25

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

TUESDAY, JANUARY 29

** LONDON - Costa Book of the Year will be announced.

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