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The Week Ahead: April 12-18


U.S. President Barack Obama hosts Nuclear Security Summit in Washington on April 12-13.

U.S. President Barack Obama hosts Nuclear Security Summit in Washington on April 12-13.

The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region.

MONDAY, April 12:

Armenia: U.S. President Barack Obama holds bilateral meeting with President Serzh Sarkisian of Armenia in Washington.

Armenia/Turkey: Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian on the sidelines of a nuclear security summit.

Azerbaijan: NATO parliamentary delegation visits Baku (to April 14).

Ukraine: U.S. President Barack Obama holds bilateral meeting with President Viktor Yanukovych of Ukraine in Washington.

World: U.S. President Barack Obama hosts two-day Nuclear Security Summit in Washington (to April 13).


TUESDAY, April 13:

Balkans: Radovan Karadzic war crimes trial resumes in The Hague.

Balkans: Former Bosnian Vice-President Ejup Ganic expected to appear in a London court.



WEDNESDAY, April 14:

Azerbaijan: President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Mevlut Cavusoglu visits Azerbaijan (to April 16).

CIS: Defense Ministers of the CIS countries meet in Moscow.

Russia: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev pays his first official visit to Argentina (to April 15).


THURSDAY, April 15:

Russia: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev attends BRIC group (Brazil, Russia, India and China) meeting in Brazil.

Pakistan: UN releases a report on the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.


FRIDAY, April 16:

Serbia/Croatia: Serbian President Boris Tadic meets his Croatian counterpart Ivo Josipovic.


SATURDAY, April 17:

Iran: Iran hosts international meeting called "Nuclear energy for everyone, nuclear arms for no one" (to April 18).

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