ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to receive National Intelligence Service Chief Hakan Fidan at Presidential Complex.
ANKARA – Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to hold joint press conference with his Macedonian counterpart Nikola Dimitrov.
ANKARA – Turkish Statistical Institute to release statistics for dairy and poultry production for November 2018.
ANKARA – Central Bank to announce short term external debt statistics for November 2018.
ANKARA – Eurostat to reveal inflation figures for December 2018.
LONDON – Prime Minister Theresa May to hold talks with groups of MPs to exchange views on next steps on Brexit strategy after her deal was rejected at House of Commons.
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump to visit Pentagon to unveil Missile Defense Review report.
WASHINGTON – Woodrow Wilson Center (WWC) think tank to hold discussion on 'The U.S. Withdrawal from Syria: Right Move or Wrong Decision?'
ISLAMABAD – U.S. peace negotiator for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad to meet Pakistan's top civil and military leadership as part of his ongoing shuttle diplomacy.
BERLIN – Official opening ceremony of International Green Week, a leading global agriculture fair.
BELGRADE – Russian President Vladimir Putin to pay official visit to capital Belgrade, meet his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic.
MINSK – President Alexandre Lukashenko to meet his Zimbabwean counterpart Emmerson Mnangagwa.
ADDIS ABABA – Sixteen African leaders expected to meet under auspices of African Union Commission to discuss situation in Democratic Republic of Congo.
ALEPPO/IDLIB – Monitoring developments in Syrian civil war in wake of US decision to withdraw its troops.
SANAA – Monitoring developments in humanitarian crisis amid civil war.
GRAN CANARIA – Round 19 in Turkish Airlines Euroleague tips off as Fenerbahce Beko will face Spain's Gran Canaria.