Russian expert says North Korea takes first step to finding compromise with USWorld August 16, 18:27
1,000 Baltic Sea Fleet marines take part in wargame in Russia's northwestMilitary & Defense August 16, 18:10
Solovetsky Islands: Russia's UNESCO treasure in the White SeaSociety & Culture August 16, 18:02
German foreign minister warns New START and INF Treaties termination will affect EuropeWorld August 16, 17:37
Russian female weightlifter Vorobyova slapped with 8-year ban over doping abuseSport August 16, 17:36
George R. R. Martin believes killing off book characters makes readers truly careSociety & Culture August 16, 16:55
Western chemical weapons in Syria indicate true attitude to international law — diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 16, 16:54
Syrian diplomat stresses Khan Shaykhun incident staged by militantsWorld August 16, 15:46
EU, Russia and Turkey among Ukraine’s biggest trade export partnersBusiness & Economy August 16, 15:42
BEIJING, November 10. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin will on Monday attend the 22nd meeting of the heads of state and government of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum opening in Beijing, whose first day will be dedicated to contacts with business circles.
Putin will in particular speak at the APEC business summit section dedicated to the significance of the Asia-Pacific region (APR) for Russia.
Then the Russian leader will meet with members of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) and take part in one of its sessions. ABAC is the key dialogue mechanism between the state and business in the APEC framework.
The Beijing summit’s agenda focuses on maintaining the positive dynamics of APR development in conditions of instability in the global economy.
APEC leaders are expected to adopt a declaration after the summit, Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov said.