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MEXICO, January 13. /ITAR-TASS/. Participants in the 22nd session of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) in western Mexico’s Puerto Vallarta will discuss trade and economic cooperation, energy and food security. The forum will feature delegations from 27 countries. Head of the Russian delegation is deputy speaker of the Federation Council, Ilias Umakhanov.
The meeting, which will continue through to January 16, will discuss issues of peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region, and regional collective security. The delegates will also discuss fighting terrorism, illegal turnover of drugs and organized crime.
On Sunday, Umakhanov said the forum would discuss trade and economic cooperation and integration processes of the Asia-Pacific region, including in the context of the World Trade Organization, as well as the role of the Russian Far East in the economy of the region. The participants will cover issues of cooperation in education, culture, science and technologies.
The forum will also discuss international issues, including the impact from the social and political processes in the Middle East on the global and regional security.