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MONDAY, September 16:
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
Georgia: OSCE presidential election observers
arrive in Tbilisi.
Georgia: President of the Parliamentary Assembly of OSCE
Ranko Krivokapic to arrive in Georgia (September 18).
Almaty hosts Eurasia International Film Festival
(to September 21).
President Almazbek Atambaev visits Belgium
(to September 18).
Bishkek holds an international conference Mountainhazards 2013
- Natural Hazards, Climate Change and Water in Mountain Areas (to September 18).
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visits Ankara
(to September 18).
Russia: Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy
to meet with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
The 10th-anniversary session of the Valdai International Discussion Club
to be held in Novgorod region (to September 19).
French President and U.S. and British diplomats to discuss in Paris the wording of the new draft resolution
Ban Ki-moon to present a report on the country’s alleged use of chemical weapons
TUESDAY, September 17:
UN: General Assembly
starts its 68th session in New York.
Armenia/Russia: an Armenian church to be consecrated
The 18th session of the Russian-American Pacific Partnership
(RAPP) to be held in Vladivostok.
the first preelection party congresses
to take place in Tajikistan.
Dushanbe holds a meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission
of the International Transport Corridor Europe-Caucasus-Asia.
The plenary session of the Supreme Rada to consider presidential bill on the reform of the Prosecutor's Office
(to September 20).
WEDNESDAY, September 18:
Cabinet of Ministers to consider the text of the Association Agreement with the EU
THURSDAY, September 19:
Tbilisi International Theater Festival
(to October 8).
Ichita Yamamoto, Japan's state minister in charge of territorial issues
, to visit Russia's Southern Kuril Islands.
The 10th Yalta Annual Meeting
(to September 22). European Commissioner Stefan Fuele
and members of the European Parliament observation mission Pat Cox and Aleksander Kwasniewski are expected.
U.S.: UN Global Compact Leaders Summit
2013 to take place in New York.
FRIDAY, September 20:
Joint strategic military exercise of the armed forces of Belarus and Russia, "West - 2013."
(to September 26).
SATURDAY, September 21:
UN: International Day of Peace
Armenia: Independence Day
SUNDAY, September 22:
World Car-Free Day
Armenia: Independence Day Festival
Belarus: National conference of the opposition
to try to nominate single presidential contender.
Kazakhstan: Day of the languages
of the Republic of Kazakhstan.