The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region
MONDAY, August 29:
: Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu visits Sarajevo and other Bosnian cities
(to August 30).
: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is scheduled to meet State Duma leaders in Sochi
: Serbian President Boris Tadic meets with his Czech counterpart Vaclav Klaus
in the Czech president's summer residence, the Lany Chateau.
: Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kostyantyn Hryshchenko visits Helsinki
: International Day Against Nuclear Tests
TUESDAY, August 30:
: UN Security Council is scheduled to hold debates on Kosovo
in New York.
: First day of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan
: International Day of the Disappeared
WEDNESDAY, August 31:
: Iran plans to start the Bushehr nuclear power plant
: Independence Day.
: Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic pays a working visit to Baku
: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to meet with Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski
in Jurata, northern Poland.
THURSDAY, September 1:
: UN special rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief Heiner Bielefeldt
makes his first visit to Moldova (to September 8).
: Independence Day.
FRIDAY, September 2:
: Informal meeting of EU foreign ministers
opens in Sopot, Poland (to September 3).
: EU-mediated talks between Serbia and Kosovo are scheduled to resume
: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visits Dushanbe
(to September 3).
: Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu visits Belgrade
: President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai, President of Pakistan Asia Ali Zardari, President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev, and President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon
to hold a summit in Dushanbe.
: Foreign ministers of the Commonwealth of Independent States to meet
SATURDAY, September 3:
: Dushanbe hosts a summit of the Commonwealth of Independent States’ Council of Heads of State
. Presidents of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Russia to attend.
SUNDAY, September 4:
: Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad to visit Dushanbe
(to September 5).