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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5 ** BEIJING – Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez visits China. (until June 9)

** SINGAPORE – Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed Ali, will pay an official visit to Singapore. (until June 6) ** GENEVA – ILO, International Labor Conference, 112th session. (until June 14)

** CARIO – Cyprus Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos visits Egypt (last day) ** BRUSSELS – Eurogroup video conference

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Croatian President Zoran Milanovic visits Brazil and meets with Rio de Janeiro Governor Claudio Castro. (till June 6) COLOMBO – Maldivian Foreign Minister Moosa Zameer will pay an official visit to Sri Lanka. (until June 6) SEOUL – Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan on a working visit to South Korea. (Until June 6) BEIJING – Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan will pay an official visit to China (last day)

BEIJING – At the invitation of Chinese Vice President Han Zheng, Vice President of the Federal Republic of Brazil Geraldo Alckmin will pay an official visit to China. (Until June 8) BEIJING – Venezuelan Foreign Minister Yvan Gil Pinto will visit China. (Until June 7) ALOFI/SUVA – New Zealand Prime Minister Christopher Luxon will travel to Niue and Fiji. (until June 7) BEIJING – At the invitation of Chinese Premier Li Qiang, Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan will pay an official visit to China (until June 8) URUBAMBA, Peru – APEC Ministerial Meeting of Tourism (TMM) and related meetings. (Until June 9) HELSINKI – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will travel to Finland and meet with the President of the Republic of Finland, Alexander Stubb. (Until June 6) COLOMBO – Maldivian Foreign Minister Moosa Sameer and Sri Lankan counterpart Ali Sabri will make statements to the media after official talks – 11:00 GMT

PARIS – US President Joe Biden visits France. (until June 9) BERLIN – International air show (until June 9). GLOBAL – World Environment Day. SYDNEY – Sydney Film Festival 2024 (until June 16) – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY, JUNE 6 ** ANKARA – President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev will pay an official visit to Turkey at the invitation of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

** KUALA LUMPUR – Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim of Malaysia delivers a keynote address at the Asia-Pacific Roundtable conference in Kuala Lumpur organized by the Institute of Strategic & International Studies Malaysia – 0200 GMT WASHINGTON DC – US Finance Minister Janet Yellen Delivers Keynote Remarks at Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) and Brookings Institution Conference on “Artificial Intelligence and Financial Stability.” – 1735 GMT

HELSINKI – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Finnish President Alexander Stubb hold a press conference during Stoltenberg’s visit to Finland. HANOI – New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters visits Vietnam and will meet Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Chairman of the Communist Party’s External Relations Committee

SEOUL – South Korea celebrates the 69th anniversary of Memorial Day. KAMPALA – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni delivers a State of the Nation address in parliament.

EUROPEAN UNION – Elections to the European Parliament. – – – – – – – – – FRIDAY, JUNE 7

** PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron will host Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Paris for talks on the needs of the war-ravaged country. ** PARIS – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy delivers a speech at Paris City Hall, in the presence of Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo.

KUALA LUMPUR – New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters will visit Malaysia and meet Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim and the Foreign Minister (until June 8). PORT LOUIS – Mauritius Finance Minister Renganaden Padayachy presents the budget for 2024/25 (July-June) to Parliament. – 1100 GMT – – – – – – – – –

SATURDAY, JUNE 8 PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron will host a meeting with US President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY, JUNE 9 SAN MARINO – Elections of the Sammarinese Grand and General Council. MANILA – New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters visits the Philippines. (until June 10)

BELGIUM – Election of the Belgian Chamber of Representatives. BULGARIA – Elections to the Bulgarian National Parliament. – – – – – – – – –

MONDAY, JUNE 10 NEW YORK, US – His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands travel to the United States for a working visit to the states of Georgia and New York. (until June 13)

CAIRO – Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic travels to Egypt. – – – – – – – – – WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12 MADRID – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will visit Spain to hold talks with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez (until June 13).

GLOBAL – World Day Against Child Labor. – – – – – – – – – THURSDAY, JUNE 13

** LUXEMBOURG – EU Justice and Home Affairs Council. (Until June 14) NAIROBI – Kenyan Finance Minister Njuguna Ndung’u will present the 2024/25 budget to Parliament. – 1200 GMT MANILA – Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto visits Manila. – 0330 GMT

DODOMA – Tanzanian Finance Minister Mwigulu Nchemba will present the 2024/25 budget to parliament. – 1300 GMT KAMPALA – Ugandan Finance Minister Matia Kasaija will present the 2024/25 budget in parliament.

BORGO EGNAZIA, Italy – Italy is hosting the G7 summit of world leaders. (Until June 15) – – – – – – – – – FRIDAY JUNE 14

BORGO EGNAZIA, Italy – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will attend the Group of Seven (G7) summit in Italy at the invitation of the government of Rome. BRUSSELS – NATO defense ministers meet in Brussels.

SHANGHAI – Shanghai International Film Festival 2024 (until June 23) GLOBAL – World Blood Donor Day. GAZA – 9th anniversary of Hamas’ takeover of the Gaza Strip from Fatah. GLOBAL – World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). – – – – – – – – – MONDAY, JUNE 17 GLOBAL – United Nations World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY, JUNE 18 CZECH REPUBLIC – Argentine President Javier Milei visits Prague. LUXEMBOURG – EU General Affairs Council (Cohesion). – – – – – – – – – THURSDAY, JUNE 20

GLOBAL – World Refugee Day. LUXEMBOURG – Eurogroup meeting

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GLOBAL – International Yoga Day. LUXEMBOURG – EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council.

– – – – – – – – – MONDAY, JUNE 24 BERLIN – 76th anniversary of the start of the Berlin blockade. Communist forces closed all land and water routes between West Germany and West Berlin, prompting the United States to organize a massive airlift. LUXEMBOURG – EU Foreign Affairs Council.

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LOS ANGELES – 15th anniversary of pop star Michael Jackson’s death. LUXEMBOURG – EU General Affairs Council – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY, JUNE 26 GLOBAL – International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY, JUNE 27 Brussels – European Council meeting (until June 28). – – – – – – – – – FRIDAY JUNE 28

IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC – Election of the Iranian president. Mongolia – Major Hural Elections in the Mongolian State. – – – – – – – – –

SATURDAY, JUNE 29 MAURITANIA – Elections for the Mauritanian presidency. PYEONGTAEK – South Korea celebrates the 22nd anniversary of an inter-Korean naval battle. BEJING/TAIPEI – 14th anniversary of the signing of a landmark trade deal between China and Taiwan. – – – – – – – – – MONDAY, JULY 1 CHINA – 103rd founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China. – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY, JULY 2 WORLDWIDE – World UFO Day on the anniversary of the Roswell incident. SIENA – Annual horse race in July, “Palio di Siena”. – – – – – – – – – THURSDAY, JULY 4 UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND – Elections to the House of Commons. UNITED STATES – Independence Day. – – – – – – – – –

FRIDAY, JULY 5 SONKAJARVI – Women’s Carrying World Championship 2016 (until July 6) – – – – – – – – – SATURDAY, JULY 6 GLOBAL – International Day of Cooperatives. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY, JULY 7 KATHMANDU – 77th birthday of deposed Nepalese King Gyanendra. LONDON – 19th anniversary of the attacks on London’s transport network, which killed more than 50 people and injured 700. – – – – – – – – – TUESDAY, JULY 9 TEHRAN – 24th anniversary of the 1999 attack on the Tehran University dormitory. JERUSALEM/RAMALLAH – Palestine marks the 19th anniversary of a World Court ruling that the walls and fences of Israel in the West Bank were illegal. SOUTH SUDAN – 13th anniversary of South Sudan becoming an independent state. – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY, JULY 11 GLOBAL – United Nations World Population Day. MUMBAI – 17th anniversary of the deadly bombings on Mumbai’s commuter rail network. – – – – – – – – – SUNDAY, JULY 14 PARIS – Bastille Day. – – – – – – – – –

MONDAY 15 JULY ** BRUSSELS – Eurogroup meeting. SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC – Election of the Syrian People’s Council. RWANDA – Rwanda is holding parliamentary elections. RWANDA – Rwanda will hold presidential elections. – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY 16 JULY ** BRUSSELS – Meeting of the EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council. – – – – – – – – –

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17 GLOBAL – World Day for International Justice, commemorating the adoption of the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court, the Rome Statute, on July 17 – – – – – – – – – THURSDAY, JULY 18 GLOBAL – Nelson International Mandela Day. – – – – – – – – –

SATURDAY, JULY 20 CYPRUS – Cyprus celebrates the anniversary of the Turkish invasion in 1974. – – – – – – – – – SUNDAY, JULY 21

** VIENTIANE – 25th ASEAN Plus Three Foreign Ministers Meeting (APT FMM). (until July 27) ** VIENTIANE – 14th Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of East Asia (EAS FMM). (until July 27) VIENTIANE – 57th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting. (Through July 27) KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. – 24th anniversary of the conclusion of NASA’s Space Shuttle program following the successful completion of mission STS-135. – – – – – – – – –

MONDAY 22 JULY ** BRUSSELS – Meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council. HAMPSHIRE – Farnborough Air show 2024 (until July 26). OSLO – 13th anniversary of Norway’s bombing and mass shooting at a youth summer camp on nearby Utoya island that killed 77 people. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY JULY 28 WORLDWIDE – World Hepatitis Day. GLOBAL – 110th anniversary of the start of the First World War. PERU – 203rd anniversary of independence. VENEZUELA – Venezuela will hold presidential elections.

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