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MONDAY, April 23:
: Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman visits Baku
: The spring session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
(PACE) to be held in Strasbourg (to April 27).
: EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting
begins in Luxembourg to discuss developments in Bosnia-Herzegovina as well as events in Syria and Afghanistan.
: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov visits Dushanbe
: World Book and Copyright Day
TUESDAY, April 24:
: Sarajevo hosts an international donor conference
to collect 500 mln euros to find housing solutions for many of the remaining refugees, internally displaced, and returnees in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
: Amnesty International launches a report
on discrimination against Muslims in Europe.
: Seventh session of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Forum
to be held in Almaty.
: Visa-free travel between the South Kuril Islands and Japan
WEDNESDAY, April 25:
Washington hosts a conference to mark the 20th anniversary of the U.S-Azerbaijan diplomatic relations
(to April 26).
: Brussels hosts the 167th NATO Chiefs of Defense meeting
: Freedom House launches its annual Freedom in the World report
: World Malaria Day
THURSDAY, April 26:
: Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov visits Baku
(to April 27).
: Belarusian opposition to hold a "Chornobyl Path" march
: Moldovan President Nicolae Timofti to visit Brussels
(to April 27).
: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to give an interview to three Russian federal TV channels
: The All-Russian Congress of Muslim women
, titled "Muslim Women In The XXI Century, Their Role In Society," to be held in Moscow.
: The European Policy Center in Brussels holds a discussion titled "Ukraine 2012: Time For Democratic Transformation
: World Intellectual Property Day
FRIDAY, April 27:
: Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov is scheduled to visit Belarus
(to April 28).
: Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill to visit Bulgaria
(to April 29).
: Moscow hosts an international cultural festival "Vostochny Bazar."