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_: Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021 (coverage may change depending on developing/breaking stories):

TURKEY

ANKARA – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend his ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s provincial congresses via video link from party’s headquarters.

ANKARA – Health Minister Fahrettin Koca to chair Coronavirus Scientific Advisory Board’s virtual meeting.

ANKARA – Following latest developments on COVID-19 outbreak in Turkey, worldwide, including new virus strain.

HUNGARY

BUDAPEST – Turkey’s National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar to be welcomed by his Hungarian counterpart Tibor Benko with military ceremony. Two ministers to hold one-on-one meeting, preside over talks between delegations.

RUSSIA

MOSCOW – Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to meet with his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi.

MYANMAR

NAYPYIDAW – Following developments after military coup detaining country’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, President Win Myint.

THE ECONOMY

ANKARA – TurkStat to announce inflation figures for January.

SPECIAL REPORT

Uganda’s presidential elections mired in controversy

By Godfrey Olukya

KAMPALA, Uganda (AA) – Uganda’s recent presidential elections are being contested by all 10 candidates, who claim the elections were not free and fair.

SPECIAL REPORT

‘Peaceful future will not arise until Israel dismantles apartheid’

By Merve Aydogan

ANKARA (AA) – A former UN human rights rapporteur and international law expert at the US-based Princeton University said a “peaceful future” in the Palestinian issue “will not arise until Israel dismantles apartheid.”

Source: Anadolu Agency