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MONDAY, January 7:
: Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi visits Ghana's capital, Accra
: Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas.
TUESDAY, January 8
: Afghan President Hamid Karzai visits Washington
, meets with U.S. President Barack Obama (to January 11).
: Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi visits Burkina Faso
: The World Economic Forum publishes its annual Global Risks Report
WEDNESDAY, January 9:
: Prague hosts the 2013 Festival of Iranian films
: Brussels hosts a meeting of the board members of the European Endowment for Democracy
: Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi visits Cairo
to discuss the Syria crisis and for bilateral talks.
: Chatham House in London hosts a discussion titled "Sending Gas East: Sino-Russian Relations, Routes, and Regional Security."
: The world’s oldest underground, London’s Metropolitan Railway, celebrates the 150th anniversary of its establishment
THURSDAY, January 10:
: Speaker of the Armenian Parliament Hoavik Abrahamyan visits Brussels
, meets with President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz.
: Launch of the European Year of Citizens 2013
FRIDAY, January 11:
: Chatham House in London hosts a discussion titled "Azerbaijan: External Relations, Internal Realities.
: Presidential election
(to January 12).
: Former Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov is scheduled to appear at the Russian Investigative Committee for questioning
in the case of corruption at Oboronservis, a company owned by the Defense Ministry.
SUNDAY, January 13:
: Lviv hosts music festival "Rock Kolyada 2013."
: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is expected to visit Kyiv
(to January 14).