- Daily Brief
- August 18, 2019
European Council summit, Turkey relations discussed and the UN Security Council pushes for lasting ceasefire in Syria.
Putin and Abe discuss warming ties and Canada votes on increasing its UN involvement
Rex Tillerson tapped for Secretary of State, President of Libya’s Tobruk-based parliament visits Moscow and the US Federal Reserve hikes rates.
US, Japan and S. Korea hold trilateral talks on N. Korea, Trump disrupts US-China relations, and a Russian energy delegation visits Tehran
New Zealand gets a new PM, Indonesia’s President Widodo visits India and the EU Foreign Affairs Council meets.
A constitutional referendum in Kyrgyzstan, and parliamentary elections are held in Romania.
‘Friends of Syria’ meet in Paris, Pakistan’s president returns from exile, and Angola’s president announces he’ll step down
South Korea’s president faces impeachment, the EU mediates Russia-Ukraine gas talks and non-OPEC producers discuss production cuts.
A major shift in Syria, the ECB considers more stimulus and Ash Carter visits his Indian counterpart.
India’s central bank meets, Ghana holds elections and the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack
GCC Summit begins in Bahrain with UK PM in attendance, Turkish PM meets Putin in Moscow and Venezuelan government and opposition resume talks
UK government begins Brexit challenge, Eurozone ministers discuss Greek bailout and Merkel speaks at her party congress