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MONDAY, July 22:
: Belarusian Foreign Minister Uladzimer Makei visits Brussels
to attend an Eastern Partnership foreign ministers meeting.
: Brussels hosts an EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting
with focus on Syria, Egypt, the Middle East peace process, and the Eastern Partnership.
: Foreign ministers of the Eastern Partnership states
, which includes Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine, meet with EU officials in Brussels.
: European Policy Center
in Brussels hosts a discussion titled "Heading towards Vilnius: A milestone for the Eastern Partnership
TUESDAY, July 23:
: The sixth Congress of World Belarusians
opens in Minsk (to July 24).
: Brussels hosts a Stabilization and Association Council meeting between Macedonia and the European Union
: Georgian Patriarch Ilia II visits Moscow, Kyiv, and Minsk
to attend celebrations of the 1,025th anniversary of the baptism of Kievan Rus.
: EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Stefan Fuele meets with Georgian Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze
: Moscow court holds a hearing in the trial of 27 defendants accused of violence during last year's Bolotnaya Square demonstration
WEDNESDAY, July 24:
: EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Stefan Fuele meets with Republika Srpska Prime Minister Zeljka Cvijanovic
: Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina attends a hearing
of her appeal against the rejection of her request for parole at a court in Perm.
Brussels hosts a Russia-NATO Council experts meeting
: The 14th round of the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue
begins in Brussels.
: Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov visits Chisinau
(to July 25).
Chatham House in London hosts a discussion titled "Can the Two-State Solution Be Saved?
" with Martti Ahtisaari, Lakhdar Brahimi, and Jimmy Carter
as the main speakers.
: U.S. President Barack Obama delivers what the White House is billing as a major speech on the economy
THURSDAY, July 25:
: Slovenia hosts the Brdo Process Summit,
with the participation of the leaders of all countries of the Western Balkans and French President Francois Hollande as a special guest.
: Polish Foreign Ministry hosts an event titled "European Neighborhood Policy: priorities and directions for change
: A delegation of the Russian food-safety watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor is scheduled to visit Tbilisi
: The European Court of Human Rights
is scheduled to announce its judgment concerning the second application lodged with it by Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Platon Lebedev
Chatham House in London hosts a discussion titled "Nagorny Karabakh: Closer to War than Peace,
" featuring Thomas de Waal.
FRIDAY, July 26:
: EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus Philippe Lefort visits Baku
: Macedonia commemorates the 50th anniversary of the 1963 Skopje earthquake
SATURDAY, July 27:
: Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to visit Kyiv
on the occasion of the 1,025th anniversary of the baptism of Kievan Rus.
: The 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War.