The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region
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MONDAY, May 12:
: French President Francois Hollande makes an official visit to Yerevan
(to May 13).
: The 20th anniversary of the cease-fire of May 12, 1994, that halted fighting between Armenians and Azerbaijanis
: French President Francois Hollande meets with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev
: A Foreign Affairs Council meeting
opens in Brussels to discuss the situation in Ukraine.
: Carnegie Europe, the European center of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, hosts a discussion with Polish Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski on the EU security amid crisis in Ukraine
: NATO Deputy Secretary-General Alexander Vershbow visits Chisinau
(to May 13).
: European Council President Herman Van Rompuy meets with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk
TUESDAY, May 13:
: A General Affairs Council
meeting opens in Brussels.
Brussels hosts an joint meeting between the European Commission and the Ukrainian government
: European Council President Herman Van Rompuy travels to Chisinau
for talks with Moldovan leaders.
: French President Francois Hollande makes an official visit to Tbilisi
: Vienna hosts another round of the Iran nuclear talks
(to May 15).
: Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic makes his first official visit to Sarajevo
: French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius meets with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry
in Washington to discuss the crisis in Ukraine.
: German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits Kyiv
WEDNESDAY, May 14:
: The final results of the Afghan presidential election
are scheduled to be released.
Azerbaijan/Council of Europe
: Azerbaijan assumes, for the first time since becoming a member of the Council of Europe, the chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers
: Sarajevo Business Forum
opens (to May 15).
: European Council President Herman Van Rompuy makes a visit to Tbilisi
: U.S. Coordinator of the Bureau of International Information Programs Macon Phillips visits Chisinau
: GLOBSEC Bratislava global security forum
opens (to May 16).
: Chatham House in London hosts a discussion titled "The Impact of External Factors on Abkhazia's Internal Debate
THURSDAY, May 15:
: Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov visits Brussels
, meets with European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and other EU officials.
: International Day of Families
SATURDAY, May 17:
: International Day Against Homophobia
: World Telecommunication and Information Society Day
SUNDAY, May 18:
: International Museum Day
: The 70th anniversary of the forcible deportation of Crimean Tatars
by the order of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin.