Geopolitical forecast for the week July 4th-10th

04.07.2016

Monday July 4th

Eurasia

YEREVAN. ARMENIA. Meeting of the Foreign Ministers Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO)

North America

US Independence Day

Europe

BRUSSELS. BELGIUM. A press conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, on the eve of the summit, which will take place on July 8th-9th.

BERLIN. GERMANY. 4th-5th July. 7th International Conference "Petersberg Climate Dialogue". German Chancellor Angela Merkel will attend the event.

GREECE. 4th-8th July. 23th session of the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy.

POLAND. 4th July - August 2nd. Introduction of a temporary passport control at the borders with EU countries in connection with the NATO summit and the World Youth Days with the Pope.

PARIS. FRANCE. Third Balkan summit.

STRASBOURG. FRANCE. 4th-6th July. Plenary session of the European Parliament.

5th July, Tuesday

Eurasia

KISHINEV. Moldova. July 5th-15th. The visit of the IMF mission

Europe

LOMBARDY. ITALY. The regional council will vote on a draft resolution calling on the Italian government to recognize the status of Crimea and to lift sanctions against Russia.

China

BEIJING. CHINA. The visit of Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Peter O'Neill.

QINGDAO. CHINA. 5th-6th July. Civil summit of G20

North America

Charleston (NORTH CAROLINA). USA. US President Barack Obama is expected to take part in a campaign rally in support of Hillary Clinton.

Islamic world

The end of Ramadan.

6th July, Wednesday

Eurasia

TBILISI. GEORGIA. The visit of US Secretary of State John Kerry.

North America

NEW YORK. USA. Awaiting sentencing of citizen of Russia Vadim Polyakov, who pleaded guilty to involvement in hacking.

Africa

SOUTH AFRICA. Sentencing of Paralympic Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Europe

FRANKFURT AM MAIN. GERMANY. The meeting of the General Council of the European Central Bank.

JULY 7th, Thursday

Eurasia

KIEV. UKRAINE. The visit of US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Europe

WARSAW. POLAND. 7th-9th July. US President Barack Obama's visit. He will participate in the summit of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), as well as hold a series of bilateral meetings with the country's leadership.

Africa

Mozambique, South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania. 7th-11th July. Visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

JULY 8th, Friday

Europe

WARSAW. POLAND. 8th-9th July. NATO Summit.

India

NEW DELHI. INDIA. The meeting of heads of anti-drugs departments of the BRICS countries.

9th July, Saturday

Europe

SPAIN. 9th-11th July. The visit of US President Barack Obama.

Pacific

NAURU. Parliamentary elections.

July 10th Sunday

Eurasia

ABKHAZIA. A referendum on early presidential elections in the republic.

The Islamic world

TURKEY. Extraordinary elections of the chairman of the opposition Nationalist Movement Party.

Pacific

JAPAN. Elections to the upper house of parliament.

Africa
KIGALI. RWANDA. 10th-18th July. 27th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union.