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Jan 9, 2017 | 10:28 GMT

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Geopolitical Calendar: Week of Jan. 9, 2017

Geopolitical Calendar: Week of Dec. 9, 2017
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Editor's Note: The following is an internal Stratfor document listing significant meetings and events planned for the next week. Stratfor analysts use this document to stay informed of the activities and travel of world leaders and to guide their areas of focus for the week.


  • Jan. 10: The high-level commission that oversees Iran's nuclear deal will meet in Vienna to address a complaint by Teheran about the U.S. renewing sanctions.
  • Jan. 11: The Italian Constitutional Court will publish its decision on whether to allow three referendum questions on the Jobs Act.
  • Jan. 11: The governing council of the European Central Bank will hold its non-monetary policy meeting in Frankfurt.
  • Jan. 12: The Euro Working Group will gather to discuss Greece.
  • Jan. 12: The five-party conference on Cyprus will take place in Geneva between the Greek Cypriot government, the Turkish Cypriot government, the United Kingdom, Greece and Turkey.
  • Jan. 15: France will host an Israeli-Palestinian peace conference.
  • Jan. 11: Japanese Minister of Economy Hiroshige Seko will visit Russia.
  • Jan. 12: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit the Philippines.
  • Jan. 12-15: The general secretary of Vietnam's Communist Party, Nguyen Phu Trong, will make an official visit to China.
  • Jan. 15: Representatives from South Korea, the United States and Japan will meet in Seoul to reaffirm the security alliance against North Korea.
  • Jan 7-13: Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa will visit India.
  • Jan. 9-12: Rwandan President Paul Kagame will visit India.
  • Jan. 9: Lebanese President Michel Aoun will visit Saudi Arabia, followed by visits to Qatar and Egypt.
  • Jan. 9: Russian officials will visit Turkey to discuss Astana talks on the Syrian civil war.
  • Jan. 10: Iranian lawmakers will gather with Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials to discuss the nuclear deal.
  • Jan. 10: Hamas will participate in the preparatory meetings for the Palestinian National Council session in Beirut.
  • Jan. 15: Algerian Energy Minister Noureddine Boutarfa and Kuwaiti Oil Minister Essam Abdul Mohsen Al-Marzouq will convene a meeting to monitor the implementation of an agreement on oil production cuts.
  • Jan. 15: Fatah, Hamas and other Palestinian factions will meet in Moscow.


  • Jan. 10: Colombia's government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) will resume peace talks in Quito.
  • Jan. 10: Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen will attend the inauguration ceremony of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega during her tour of several Latin American countries.
  • Jan. 10: Gambia's Supreme Court will conduct a hearing of the presidential poll petition concerning the Dec. 1 election outcome and is scheduled to issue a verdict.
  • Jan. 13: The France-Africa summit will be hosted by Mali in Bamako.
Geopolitical Calendar: Week of Jan. 9, 2017
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