ANKARA (AA) – Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
ANKARA – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expected to hold meeting with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson via video conference call.
ANKARA – Following latest cease-fire agreement for Idlib, along Turkey's southern border with Syria, reached by Turkey and Russia.
ANKARA – Following developments as asylum seekers try to exit Turkey via northwestern Edirne province to reach Europe.
ANKARA – Following latest developments on coronavirus outbreak in Turkey, across world.
TURKISH REPUBLIC OF NORTHERN CYPRUS
LEFKOSA – President Mustafa Akinci to hold meeting upon joint request of heads of parliamentary parties to discuss postponement of presidential election scheduled for April 26.
WASHINGTON – Press conference at White House about new coronavirus.
LONDON – Health Minister Matt Hancock to announce legal regulations to combat coronavirus.
BRUSSELS – Leaders of EU countries to hold meeting to discuss recent coronavirus outbreak via video conference call as part of measures taken to curb its spread.
BAGHDAD – Monitoring latest developments regarding efforts to form a government in Iraq.
LIBYA / RUSSIA / TURKEY
TRIPOLI / MOSCOW / ANKARA – Monitoring diplomatic initiatives to resolve Libyan crisis.
NYON – European football's governing body UEFA to hold meeting via video conference call to discuss European competitions, including UEFA EURO 2020, in response to coronavirus outbreak.