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Political and General News Events from May 13


May 13 (Reuters) –

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 13

** JERUSALEM – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in Israel’s Ben Gurion airport for meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu – 0500 GMT. ** ANKARA – Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca chairs a meeting of the country’s coronavirus science board – 1200 GMT.

LISBON – Portugal’s finance minister and Eurogroup chief, Mario Centeno, speaks at a parliamentary committee in Lisbon – 0830 GMT. BRUSSELS – EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen debates new budget proposal with lawmakers – 1500 GMT. BRUSSELS – The president of the EU Council, Charles Michel, debates the situation regarding rule of law in Hungary with EU lawmakers – 1600 GMT. GENEVA – World Health Organization holds briefing on the latest worldwide developments of the coronavirus outbreak – 1400 GMT.

JERUSALEM – U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo visits Israel to discuss coronavirus.

BRUSSELS – Vice-President of the European Commission and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Borrell presents the EU’s enlargement package.

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THURSDAY, MAY 14

** MANILA – The Philippines’ finance and economic planning ministers will talk about the government’s plan to help the economy recover from the severe effects of the coronavirus pandemic – 0600 GMT. ** PARIS – EU industry minister Thierry Breton due to address the French parliament via videolink – 1200 GMT.

ADDIS ABABA – Experts from the World Health Organization and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention will hold online media briefings on the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa – 0500 GMT.

MADRID – Spain’s energy minister Teresa Ribera to address parliament’s energy commission – 0830 GMT.

BRUSSELS – EU Commissioner for economic affairs Paolo Gentiloni speaks in online seminar on a green recovery for Europe. – 1300 GMT BERLIN – Germany´s Finance Minister Olaf Scholz holds news conference on tax estimates in Berlin. – 1300 GMT BERLIN, Germany – German Chancellor Angela Merkel and senior members of her government discuss measures to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. – 0700 GMT

BRUSSELS – Elisa Ferreira, European Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms speaks on the challenges that the COVID-19 crisis brings for cohesion and the Commission’s plans in that regard at an event organized by EPC – 1000 GMT. WELLINGTON – New Zealand’s finance minister delivers budget that aims to tackle the long-term challenges facing the country while also preparing the economy for the future.

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FRIDAY, MAY 15

BRUSSELS – Video conference of Eurogroup.

BRUSSELS – Video conference of EU foreign affairs ministers. BRUSSELS – Video conference of EU ministers responsible for industry and the internal market.

GLOBAL – U.N. International Day of Families. – – – – – – – – –

SATURDAY, MAY 16

LISBON – 8th anniversary of 78 billion euro bail-out of Portugal by eurozone leaders. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY, MAY 17 BURUNDI – Referendum Election.

GLOBAL – World Telecommunication and Information Society Day. – – – – – – – – – MONDAY, MAY 18

** OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses Canadians on the country’s coronavirus response – 1515 GMT.

BRUSSELS – Video conference of EU ministers of education.

GENEVA – The World Health Organization (WHO) holds a two-day annual (virtual) meeting of health ministers from its 194 member states where the debate will be dominated by the coronavirus pandemic (to May 19).`

GLOBAL – International Museum Day. BRUSSELS – Eurogroup meeting

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TUESDAY, MAY 19

BRUSSELS – Video conferences of EU economics and finance ministers, ministers of culture, and ministers of youth. – – – – – – – – –

WEDNESDAY, MAY 20 ARKANSAS, United States – The Jefferson County Board of Election Commissioners will hold a regular meeting.

BURUNDI – President’s election.

TAIPEI CITY – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen is sworn in for a second term after securing a landslide victory in the January election. BRUSSELS – The European Union hosts a summit with South Korea.

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FRIDAY, MAY 22

** DUBLIN – Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe speaks at a Dublin event – 0930 GMT.

GLOBAL – International Day for Biological Diversity. – – – – – – – – – WEDNESDAY, MAY 27 MIAMI, FL – Miami Beach International Fashion Week (to May 31). – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY, MAY 31 GLOBAL – World No Tobacco Day. – – – – – – – – –

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3

BRUSSELS – The European Commission’s climate chief, Frans Timmermans, presents an assessment of the EU member states’ national energy and climate plans.

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10

FREDRICK COUNTY, MARYLAND, UNITED STATES – U.S. President Donald Trump hosts G7 leaders at Camp David (to June 12)

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FREDRICK COUNTY, MARYLAND, U.S. – U.S. President Donald Trump hosts G7 leaders at Camp David (to June 12).

LUXEMBOURG – Eurogroup meeting. – – – – – – – – –

MONDAY, JUNE 15 BRUSSELS – EU-UK officials meet to assess progress in Brexit talks ahead of EU summit

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THURSDAY, JUNE 18

BRUSSELS – European Council meeting (to June 19).

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SATURDAY, JUNE 20

Sri Lanka – Sri Lankan Parliament election. – – – – – – – – – WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24 Mongolia – Mongolian State Great Hural Election. – – – – – – – – –

SATURDAY, JUNE 27

Iceland – Referendum election. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY, JULY 5

Dominican Republic – Chamber of Deputies election. Dominican Republic – Senate election. Dominican Republic – Referendum election.

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TUESDAY, JULY 7

Malawi – President’s election. MONDAY, JULY 20 BURUNDI – Burundian National Assembly Election. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – NOTE: The inclusion of diary items does not necessarily mean that Reuters will file a story based on the event.

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