DIARY-Political and General News Events from June 10

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THURSDAY, JUNE 10 ** SINGAPORE - Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison will make an official visit to Singapore for a leaders' meeting with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. ** DODOMA – Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi has arrived in Tanzania for a two-day state visit on a special invitation by President Samia Suluhu Hassan. (To June 11)

** SAN SALVADOR - El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele is set to have a meeting with the IMF on Thursday in which they will discuss a new law that makes bitcoin legal tender.

** SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez meets Central America regional leaders during his official tour in Latin America.

KUWAIT CITY - Minister of External Affairs of India S Jaishankar set to visit Kuwait. (To June 11) ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian arrives in Ivory Coast for a visit (final day)

BRUNEI – ASEAN Senior Economic Officials' Meeting (SEOM) (final day). ANKARA - President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Japarov will pay an official visit to the Republic of Turkey. (To June 11)

CORNWALL, England - U.S secretary of State Antony Blinken participates in the President's bilateral meetings around the G7 summit in Cornwall (to June 12). KYIV - Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio will pay a working visit to Ukraine at the invitation of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba. COPENHAGEN - WHO Europe news conference on COVID-19 situation across the continent - 0900 GMT

PARIS - French president Emmanuel Macron holds presser ahead of the G7 Summit - 1430 GMT

WARSAW - Slovakian Prime Minister Eduard Heger to visit Poland and meet Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.

TBILISI - Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda will pay a two-day official visit to Georgia. (To June 11) LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet U.S. President Joe Biden ahead of the G7 Summit in Cornwall. KIGALI - Rwanda's finance minister presents the 2021/22 (July-June) budget highlighting the government's spending priorities – 1100 GMT. KAMPALA - Uganda's finance minister presents the 2021/22(July-June) budget highlighting the government's spending priorities - 1100 GMT.

NAIROBI - Kenya's Finance Minister Ukur Yatani presents the 2021/22(July-June) budget, outlining the government's spending priorities in light of the COVID-19 pandemic - 1100 GMT. DODOMA - Tanzania's finance minister Mwigulu Nchemba presents the 2021/22(July-June) budget highlighting the government's spending priorities - 1100 GMT.

DUSHANBE - President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev will visit Tajikistan. (To June 12)

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FRIDAY, JUNE 11 ** CORNWALL, England - South Korean President Moon Jae-in to be an observer at the G7 summit in the UK. BUENOS AIRES - German foreign minister Heiko Maas embarks on a official visit to Argentina.

ATHENS - ΕU foreign affairs ministers of Greece, Cyprus, France, Spain, Italia, Malta and Portugal, the so-called MED7 group, meet to prepare an EU-Med7 summit to be held in Greece in September.

BELFAST, United Kingdom - Irish Prime Minister Micheál Martin, outgoing Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon take part in a meeting of the British-Irish Council in Northern Ireland. - 1120 GMT

LONDON - UK finance minister Rishi Sunak, Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey and other top officials take part in an event with the Bank for International Settlements on financial services innovation. - 0830 GMT

BRUSSELS - EU Commission vice president Valdis Dombrovskis talks on EU trade policy and its contribution to economic recovery, shortly before EU-U.S. summit - 0900 GMT

SAN JOSE - President of Costa Rica Carlos Andrés Alvarado meets Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez during his official tour to Costa Rica. GENEVA - Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), give news conference on the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic. CORNWALL, England – 47th G7 summit, Cornwall (To June 13).

CARBIS BAY, UNITED KINGDOM - Group of Seven leaders meet in the first in-person G7 summit for two years. SHANGHAI - Shanghai International Film Festival 2021 (to June 20) CORNWALL, England - U.S. President Joe Biden will visit UK to attend the G7 summit in Cornwall, England (To June 13)

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SATURDAY, JUNE 12 NAIROBI - India's Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar will pay an official visit to Kenya. (To June 14) COPENHAGEN - German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits Denmark. (To June 13) BRUSSELS – Turkey's foreign minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, will visit Brussels for a summit on (to June 14).

GLOBAL - World Day against Child Labour ILO. - - - - - - - - -

SUNDAY, JUNE 13

WINDSOR CASTLE, England - U.S. President Joe Biden will meet Queen Elizabeth II when he visits the UK for the G7 summit.

FRANCE - Regional and departmental elections - First round - - - - - - - - -

MONDAY, JUNE 14

** DUBLIN - European Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni speaks in Dublin on efforts to secure a global corporate tax deal - 1500 GMT

BRUSSELS - U.S Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will accompany President Joseph R. Biden to the NATO summit and the US-EU summit. (To June 15) BRUSSELS - EU Informal video conference of foreign affairs ministers (Development) GENEVA - Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), give news conference on the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic. BAKU - Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan visits Azerbaijan. (To June 15) GLOBAL - World Blood Donor Day.

GAZA - 14th anniversary of Hamas takeover of the Gaza strip from Fatah.

BRUSSELS - NATO leaders meet in Brussels to discuss substantive and forward-looking NATO 2030 agenda: Russia's actions, the threat of terrorism, cyber attacks, emerging and disruptive technologies, the security impact of climate change, and the rise of China.

BRUSSELS - U.S. President Joe Biden will visit to Brussels to take part in NATO summit in BRUSSELS, Belgium.

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TUESDAY, JUNE 15

Geneva - U.S secretary of State Antony Blinken will participate in President Biden's bilateral meeting with Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin in Geneva. BRUSSELS - Belgian King Philippe and Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo meet with U.S. President Joe Biden. BRUSSELS - The heads of the European Commission and European Council host a summit with U.S. President Joe Biden to discuss issues including climate change, health trade and geopolitical challenges. BRUSSELS – EU-US summit, Brussels.

GLOBAL - World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). - - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16 ** PARIS - OECD Economic Survey: Netherlands 2021 GENEVA – Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden will hold a summit in Geneva.

BARCELONA - Spain´s economy minister Nadia Calvino to deliver a speech at an economy event in Barcelona - 1640 GMT.

WELLINGTON - APEC 2021 Structural Reform Ministers' Meeting. BRUSSELS - European Commission vice-president Margaritis Schinas speaks on lessons learnt from the COVID-19 crisis.

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THURSDAY, JUNE 17

BRUSSELS - Euro zone finance ministers meet – 1300 GMT. GLOBAL - United Nation's World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. LUXEMBOURG – Eurogroup meeting.

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FRIDAY, JUNE 18

GENEVA - Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), give news conference on the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic. BARCELONA - Spain's prime minister Pedro Sanchez and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi close Cercle D'Economia conferences - 0900 GMT.

LUXEMBOURG – EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting.

IRAN, Islamic Republic of Iran – President Election.

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SUNDAY, JUNE 20

ARMENIA - Armenia holds snap parliamentary election. GLOBAL - World Refugee Day. FRANCE - Regional and departmental elections - Second round

BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council (Trade) meeting. - - - - - - - - -

MONDAY, JUNE 21 ** PARIS – OECD Economic Survey: Sweden 2021 ETHIOPIA – Ethiopian House of People's Representatives election. DOHA - Qatar Economic Forum. A virtual event lasting three days with speakers including Qatar finance minister and top executives (to June 23).

LUXEMBOURG – EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting. - - - - - - - - -

TUESDAY, JUNE 22 LUXEMBOURG – EU General Affairs Council meeting.

SINGAPORE – APEC Senior Finance Officials Virtual Meeting (To June 23). - - - - - - - - -

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23

BRUSSELS - EU Commission vice-presidents Margrether Vestager and Margaritis Schinas present an EU recommendation for a joint cyber unit. JERUSALEM - Honduras' President Juan Orlando Hernandez visits Israel. (To June 25) BERLIN - German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and United National Secretary General Antonio Guterres host the second Libya summit in Berlin. BRUSSELS - European Commission vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis speaks on a communication on a new occupational safety and health strategy framework. - - - - - - - - -

THURSDAY, JUNE 24 BERLIN – 73rd anniversary of beginning of The Berlin Blockade. Communist forces cut off all land and water routes between West Germany and West Berlin, prompting the United States to organize a massive airlift.

VIENNA, Austria – 181st Meeting of the OPEC Conference.

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FRIDAY, JUNE 25

WELLINGTON - APAC 2021 informal finance ministerial meeting with the APEC business advisory council. LOS ANGELES - 12th death anniversary of pop star Michael Jackson.

ARUBA – Aruban Legislature election.

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SATURDAY, JUNE 26

GLOBAL - International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. - - - - - - - - -

MONDAY, JUNE 28

MATERA, ITALY - G20 foreign ministers meet in the southern Italian city of Matera for a 3-day summit (to Jun. 30).

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TUESDAY, JUNE 29

PYEONGTAEK - South Korea observes the 19th anniversary of an inter-Korean sea clash.

BEJING/TAIPEI - 11th Anniversary of signing of a landmark trade deal between China and Taiwan. - - - - - - - - -

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30

JERUSALEM - German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits Israel. (To July 2) PARIS - French president Emmanuel Macron welcomes his Argentinian and Mexican counterparts Alberto Ferndandez and Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in a gender equality summit with the UN.

BRUSSELS - European Commission vice-president Dubravka Suica speaks on the EU's long-term vision for rural areas. - - - - - - - - -

THURSDAY, JULY 1 VIENNA, Austria – 18th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting via videoconference. - - - - - - - - -

FRIDAY, JULY 2

GLOBAL - World UFO Day on anniversary of the Roswell incident.

SIENA - July annual horse race "Palio di Siena". - - - - - - - - - FRIDAY, JULY 3

GLOBAL - International Day of Cooperatives. - - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, JULY 4

UNITED STATES - Independence Day.

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BRUSSELS - European Commission vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis gives a press conference on the bloc's renewed sustainable finance strategy and a communication on Establishment of an EU green bond standard. BRUSSELS - European Commission vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis gives a press conference on the bloc's new anti money-laundering legislative package. - - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, JULY 7

KATHMANDU – 74th birthday of Nepal's deposed king, Gyanendra.

LONDON - 16th anniversary of the attacks on London's transport network that killed more than 50 and injured 700. - - - - - - - - -

FRIDAY, JULY 9 TEHRAN – 22nd anniversary of attack on Tehran University dormitory in 1999.

RAMALLAH - Palestine marks the 16th anniversary of a World Court ruling that Israel's walls and fences in the West Bank were illegal.

SOUTH SUDAN – 10th anniversary of South Sudan becoming an independent state. VENICE, Italy - G20 Economy Ministers meet in Venice for a two-day summit, one of the main events of Italy's G20 presidency (To July 10)

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SOFIA - Bulgaria to hold snap parliamentary election. GLOBAL - United Nations World Population Day.

MUMBAI - 14th anniversary of deadly bomb attacks on Mumbai's commuter rail network. MOLDOVA - Moldovan Parliament Election.

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MONDAY, JULY 12 BRUSSELS – Eurogroup meeting. BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting. - - - - - - - - -

TUESDAY, JULY 13 BRUSSELS – EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting.

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 14

BRUSSELS - European Commission vice-president Margrethe Vestager gives a press conference on an EU digital levy. PARIS - Bastille Day. - - - - - - - - -

SATURDAY, JULY 17

GLOBAL - World Day for International Justice. - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, JULY 18

GLOBAL - Nelson Mandela International Day. - - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, JULY 20

CYPRUS - Cyprus marks the anniversary of the Turkish invasion in 1974. - - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, JULY 21

LISBON - Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa and government ministers hold State of the Nation's debate in Parliament with lawmakers

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Florida – 10th anniversary of conclusion of NASA's space shuttle program after the successful completion of mission STS-135. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, JULY 22

OSLO – 10th anniversary of Norway bombing and mass shooting at youth summer camp on the nearby Utoya Island where 77 people were killed. - - - - - - - - -

FRIDAY, JULY 23 BRUSSELS – EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Budget) meeting. - - - - - - - - -

MONDAY, JULY 26

** MANILA - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his final State of the Nation Address.

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GLOBAL - World Hepatitis Day.

GLOBAL – 107th anniversary of the beginning of World War 1.

PERU - 200th anniversary of independence.

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SATURDAY, JULY 31

PALESTINIAN - Palestinians hold presidential elections. - - - - - - - - -

SUNDAY, AUGUST 1 GLOBAL – World Breastfeeding Week (to Aug. 7). WARSAW – Poland marks 77th anniversary of its war-time Warsaw Uprising against the Nazi occupation. CHINA – 94th founding anniversary of the People's Liberation Army. - - - - - - - - -

MONDAY, AUGUST 2 BRUNEI – ASEAN Senior Economic Officials' Meeting (SEOM) (To Aug. 4). - - - - - - - - -

FRIDAY, AUGUST 6 EDINBURGH, Scotland - Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2021 (To Aug 30)

HIROSHIMA - Hiroshima Commemorations 76th Anniversary of 1945 nuclear attacks. - - - - - - - - -

MONDAY, AUGUST 9 NAGASAKI, Japan - Nagasaki Commemorations 76th Anniversary of 1945 nuclear attacks. - - - - - - - - -

THURSDAY, AUGUST 12

GLOBAL - International Youth Day.

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 14

PAKISTAN – 74th Anniversary of Pakistan independence from British rule. - - - - - - - - -

SUNDAY, AUGUST 15

JAPAN – 76th Anniversary of country's surrender in World War Two.

INDIA – 74th Anniversary of Indian Independence from British rule.

LIECHTENSTEIN – 215th Anniversary of Independence.

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 19

GLOBAL - World Humanitarian Day.

MOSCOW – 29th Anniversary of the failed Soviet coup against Mikhail Gorbachev which accelerated the collapse of the Soviet Union.

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 21

SYRIA – 8th Anniversary of nerve gas attack which killed hundreds of people in rebel-held neighbourhoods on the edge of Damascus.

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MONDAY, AUGUST 23

BALTIC WAY – 32nd anniversary of the Baltic Way, a human chain of people in 1989 stretching from Vilnius to Tallinn to mark solidarity in the struggle for independence from the Soviet Union.

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 24

POLAND - Poland marks the 32nd anniversary of the creation of the first post-Communist government in 1989.

UKRAINE – 30th Anniversary of Independence.

WASHINGTON – 209th Anniversary of the Burning of Washington, including the White House and the US Capitol building, by the British troops during the War of 1812.

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25

URUGUAY - Uruguay's Independence Day.

PARIS – 77th Anniversary of the liberation of Paris from Nazi occupation in the Second World War.

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 01 VENICE, Italy - 71st Venice International Film Festival (To Sept 11). - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - NOTE: The inclusion of diary items does not necessarily mean that Reuters will file a story based on the event.

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