Global political calendar: 25th anniversary of the HKSAR, meeting of the G7 and NATO
Next week, President Xi Jinping will visit the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) for the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to the motherland. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will virtually address the G7 and NATO summits taking place next week.
25th Anniversary of HK Return
July 1 this year marks the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to the motherland.
President Xi Jinping will attend a meeting celebrating the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to the motherland and will also attend the inaugural ceremony of the sixth Hong Kong SAR government.
The G7 and NATO leaders will increase the pressure on Russia
Leaders of the wealthy democracies in the Group of Seven and the NATO alliance will seek to increase pressure on Russia over its conflict with Ukraine next week.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will address both meetings virtually, laying out his battle plan to counter Russia and the security assistance his country needs to carry it out.
US President Joe Biden is meeting other G7 leaders in southern Germany during the June 26-28 G7 summit and will travel to Madrid for the June 29-30 NATO summit, where the alliance should announce its intention to expand its forces. in Eastern Europe and Washington will present measures to strengthen European security.
A series of panels on infrastructure, climate and foreign policy will be on the agenda of the G7 summit, starting with a discussion on the global economy for which the crisis in Ukraine will remain a central topic.
Day by day:
Monday: Plenary preliminary vote on bills to dissolve Israel’s Knesset; the second day of the G7 summit; NATO Secretary General Jen Stoltenberg gives a pre-summit press conference ahead of the Madrid meeting.
Tuesday: The two-day NATO summit is held in Madrid; Sentencing of Ghislaine Maxwell after being found guilty of child sex trafficking.
Wednesday: Verdict of the trial of the suspects of the November 2015 attacks in Paris; UN Security Council meeting on the DRC.
Thursday: Ferdinand Marcos Jr will be sworn in as President of the Philippines; Indonesian President Joko Widodo visits Moscow.
Friday: The 101st anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party; 25th Anniversary of Hong Kong’s Return to the Motherland and Inaugural Ceremony of the Sixth Term Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen visits the Czech Republic as the country officially begins its EU Presidency.
Saturday: Demonstrators protest against rising prices in Israel.
Sunday: A quiet day in politics.
(With the contribution of the agencies)