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MONDAY, March 17:
EU: The situation in Ukraine, exchange of views on Bosnia-Herzegovina, and the Middle East peace process are among topics to be discussed during the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels.
EU: European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee meeting begins in Brussels to discuss Russia, Georgia, and Iran (March 18).
Serbia: The international observers monitoring the early parliamentary elections in Serbia present their preliminary post-election statement at a news conference in Belgrade.
U.S./Uzbekistan: U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Fatema Sumar visits Tashkent and Termez (to March 19).
TUESDAY, March 18:
Azerbaijan/Afghanistan: Afghan Foreign Minister Zarar Ahmad Osmani is scheduled to visit Baku (to March 19).
EU: Brussels hosts a meeting of the General Affairs Council.
Iran: Vienna hosts another meeting between representatives of the six world powers and Iran (to March 19).
Kazakhstan/China: Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrisov visits Beijing (to March 19).
Russia/France: French foreign and defense ministers hold a meeting with their Russian counterparts in Moscow.
UK/Georgia: Chatham House in London hosts a discussion titled "Georgian Foreign Policy in a New Era."
Uzbekistan/EU: Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov meets with EU officials in Brussels (to March 19).
World: London hosts "The Guardian" Changing Media Summit 2014 (to March 19).
WEDNESDAY, March 19:
FRIDAY, March 21:
Russia/Ukraine: A bill to simplify the procedures for new territories, including Crimea, to join the Russian Federation is expected to have its first reading in Russia's State Duma.
Ukraine: The European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) is scheduled to provide its conclusions on the situation in Ukraine at its plenary session (to March 22).
Ukraine/EU: The political section of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union is expected to be signed.
UN: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
World: Brussels Forum 2014 opens (to March 23).
SATURDAY, March 22:
Canada/Ukraine: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper visits Kyiv.
SUNDAY, March 23:
Kazakhstan: Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev visits The Hague, attends the Nuclear Security Summit (to March 25).