LAVROV, BLINKEN TO DISCUSS SECURITY GUARANTEES IN GENEVA MEETING
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will hold talks in Geneva to discuss the progress in negotiations on security guarantees demanded by Russia.
Both will meet with Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis after their talks.
VIRTUAL TALKS BETWEEN BIDEN, JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER KISHIDA
US President Joe Biden will meet with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in a virtual format to discuss bilateral ties and cooperation, including the U.S.-Japan Alliance.
PLENARY SESSION OF UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
The United Nations General Assembly will hold the 56th plenary meeting in New York. At the session, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will outline his priorities for the current year.
PACE PRESIDENTIAL COMMITTEE TO MEET IN VIRTUAL FORMAT
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) will hold a virtual meeting of the Presidential Committee in Strasbourg.
HEARING ON TRIAL OF FORMER ITALIAN PRIME MINISTER BERLUSCONI IN BARI
A court in the southern Italian city of Bari will hold a hearing on one of the investigations into the sex scandal around former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
The case revolves around alleged payment the politician made to a businessman named Gianpaolo Tarantini, who recruited and brought escort to Berlusconi’s sex parties in 2008-2009, to give false testimony before the court in the Ruby sex scandal.
HEARING ON CASE OF FORMER ITALIAN INTERIOR MINISTER SALVINI IN PALERMO
A Palermo court will hold proceeding in the trial of former Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, suspected of abuse of power in August 2019 when he denied entry to a rescue ship with 150 migrants aboard.