US and Poland to host Iran-focused global meeting

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The United States plans to jointly host a global conference focused on the Middle East, particularly Iran, in Poland.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dismissed the planned event as a “desperate anti-Iran circus.”

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the meeting would “focus on Middle East stability and peace and freedom and security here in this region, and that includes an important element of making sure that Iran is not a destabilizing influence.”

32nd Ordinary Summit of the African Union

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The 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) will take place from 15 January to 11 February 2019, under the theme

“Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions

to Forced Displacement in Africa”.

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2019

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The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters is the foremost creative force for engaging the world’s top leaders in collaborative activities to shape the global, regional and industry agendas at the beginning of each year. For nearly five decades, the World Economic Forum’s mission – improving the state of the world – has driven the design and development of the Annual Meeting objectives.

Annual Meeting participants will come together to address the most pressing issues on the global agenda.

Qatar to withdraw from OPEC in January 2019

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Qatar will withdraw from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), the Gulf nation’s Energy Minister Saad Sherida al-Kaabi announced on Monday.
The decision to quit the bloc of 15 oil-producing countries that account for a significant percentage of the world’s oil production was confirmed by Qatar Petroleum, the country’s state oil company.

OPEC meeting in Vienna

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The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is to hold its 175th ordinary meeting in Vienna.

The OPEC meeting is a twice-yearly session in which the organisation sets oil production quotas for each of its 14 member countries. These quotas are important because they affect the global supply of oil and, in turn, its price.

G20 Summit Buenos Aires

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The next G20 leaders’ summit is to take place in Buenos Aires. The 20 heads of state and government and top-level representatives of international organizations will gather in the Argentinian capital. The G20 members include Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States and the European Union (EU). Argentina has selected the motto ‘Building consensus for fair and sustainable development,’ and has identified three key issues for the agenda: the future of work, infrastructure for development, and a sustainable food future.

Bahrain to hold parliamentary elections

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Bahrain hold a parliamentary election on Nov. 24, the second ballot since 2011 when mostly Shi’ite protesters took to the streets demanding more democracy.

The 2018 elections come at a sensitive time for the Gulf state as the public finances have been hit hard by a slump in oil prices, with Bahrain’s dinar plunging to its lowest in more than decade.

Putin to Attend TurkStream Pipeline Completion Ceremony

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Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit the Turkish city of Istanbul on November 19 to attend the ceremony of ending construction of the TurkStream gas pipeline.

The TurkStream pipeline project envisages the construction of a gas pipeline comprising two strings, each with the capacity to deliver 15.7 billion cubic meters (554 billion cubic feet) of gas per year.

Italy to host Libya conference in Sicily

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The meeting will be held in the Sicilian capital Palermo on Nov. 12 and 13, with key players from both within Libya and abroad expected to turn up, Moavero told parliament.

“We want to find a common solution, even though there will be different opinions around the table,” Moavero said, adding that the goal was to help restore peace in Libya and facilitate an inclusive political process ahead of possible elections.