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MONDAY, November 21:
: Moldovan Prime Minister Vlad Filat meets Transnistrian leader Igor Smirnov
: The countries resume border-dispute talks
: Fundamental Rights Agency holds conference on dignity and rights of irregular migrants
(to November 22).
: St. Petersburg's Hermitage Museum hosts the sixth forum of young European and Asian journalists, called "Dialogue of Cultures
" (to November 23).
TUESDAY, November 22:
: Baku hosts Central Asia's Regional Economic Cooperation summit
(to November 24).
: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov visits Moldova
: Tehran hosts its first conference on international humanitarian law
(to November 23).
: EU Parliament's Foreign Afairs Committee
reviews parliamentary resolution on the European integration process of Kosovo; holds exchange of views with Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic.
: Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov visits China
(to November 25).
WEDNESDAY, November 23:
: International Day to End Impunity
: European Parliament holds a high level human rights conference within the Sakharov Prize Network
with participants from Belarus, Azerbaijan, and others.
: Czech Foreign Affairs Ministry hosts the 11th Informal ASEM Seminar on Human Rights
(to November 25).
: Minsk hosts the first Venezuela-Belarus Forum
: The fifth anniversary of ex-KGB officer turned Kremlin critic Aleksandr Litvinenko's death
THURSDAY, November 24:
: Tehran hosts its first international conference on human rights and cultures
(to November 26).
: Presidential Council on Civil Society and Human Rights Development convenes to discuss human rights in prison facilities
in the light of the Sergei Magnitsky case.
FRIDAY, November 25:
World: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
: Basra hosts International Oil and Natural Gas Conference and Exhibition
(to November 28).
: Russian Gazprom signs a natural gas agreement with Belarus
; Supreme State Council of the Union State of Russia and Belarus
holds a session in Moscow.
: Billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili founds his new public movement
called “Georgian Dream”.
: The 25th anniversary of the exposure of the so-called Iran-Contra affair
of president Ronald Reagan's administration.
: The 15th anniversary of a popular march in Belgrade
, which accused then President Slobodan Milosevic of falsifying municipal elections.
SATURDAY, November 26:
: National Day of Remembrance of Famine Victims
: Basij Day
SUNDAY, November 27:
: Breakaway region of South Ossetia holds the second round of its presidential election
: The ruling United Russia party holds the second part of its 12th national congress