YEREVAN, October 25. /TASS/. A meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the next month’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit is possible and the event is being arranged, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov told reporters on Wednesday.
"This meeting is possible, now we are looking into this matter," the diplomat stated.
The APEC summit is scheduled for November 10-11 in central Vietnam’s Da Nang.
APEC is an international forum bringing together 21 Pacific Rim economies to cooperate in trade and economic development in the region. The forum’s main objective until 2020 is creating a system of free trade and liberal investment in the Asia-Pacific region.