ANKARA (AA) - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):
VATICAN CITY - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to be welcomed at Apostol Palace with an official ceremony.
VATICAN CITY - Erdogan to meet Pope Francis and Vatican State Secretary Cardinal Pietro Parolin, separately.
ROME - Erdogan to meet Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella at Presidential Palace.
ROME - Erdogan to meet Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni at Prime Minister's Palace followed by meeting with heads of leading Italian companies at dinner.
ANKARA - Prime Minister Binali Yildirm to chair Cabinet meeting.
ANKARA - Monitoring developments amid Turkey's ongoing Operation Olive Branch against PYD/PKK and Daesh terror groups in Afrin, northwestern Syria.
ANKARA - Approximately 18 million students of pre-primary, primary and secondary schools to start second semester of 2017-2018 academic year.
ANKARA - TurkStat to announce inflation rate for January 2017.
RIYADH - Head of Turkish Religious Affairs Ali Erbas to deliver speech to officials of Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Endowment, Dawa and Guidance.
DHAKA - Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Numan Kurtulmus to meet Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister AKM Shahjahan Kamal.
BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU/CSU bloc and Social Democratic Party meet for final negotiations on forming new coalition government.
LONDON - Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis and EU's Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier to meet in London ahead of this week's UK-EU Brexit negotiations.
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
SARAJEVO - Commemorations to be held to mark anniversary of Markale massacre in Bosnian capital where 68 people lost their lives and 144 people were injured.