MOSCOW, November 17. /TASS/. Russia wants to see the Paris Climate Change Conference work succeed, Russian President Vladimir Putin wrote in his article titled "APEC: Towards open and equal cooperation in the interests of development".
"The Paris Climate Change Conference will take place soon, in December," the president wrote. "This conference will try to reach a global agreement on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Russia wants to see this work succeed and we have already presented our report on our country’s contribution to these efforts."
The article, written before the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit scheduled for November 18-19 in Manila, says that rapid economic growth is not possible without guaranteed energy security in the APEC region and fair and long-term climate regulation.
"Russia supports APEC’s efforts to establish good conditions for investing in the regional energy transport system, develop integrated energy markets, increase the share of eco-friendly and renewable energy sources, and ensure access to low-carbon technologies," the president wrote in the article published by leading APEC media.