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NAYPYIDAW, November 13. /TASS/. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will represent Russia at an annual East Asia Summit, beginning Thursday, which is a broader gathering of the 10 ASEAN countries plus eight other nations, including the United States, China, Russia and India.
The summit in Myanmar’s capital, Naypyidaw, has brought together leaders from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations, comprising Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, as well as presidents of the United States and South Korea, and prime ministers of Russia, Australia, India, New Zealand and Japan, representing ASEAN dialogue partners.
Under discussion at the meeting in Myanmar will be key regional and global issues and cooperation in priority areas, including finances, energy, emergencies, health and education, a Russian government official told TASS.
The summit is expected to result in documents on various issues, from extremism in Iraq and Syria to the deadly Ebola virus outbreak.
Medvedev, who arrived in Naypyidaw on Wednesday, had separate meetings with Asian counterparts. On Thursday morning, before the opening of the summit, the Russian prime minister also met Myanmar’s president and India’s prime minister.