Vladimir Putin attended the 25th
APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting. The APEC 2017 leaders assessed the current
regional and global economic situation, agreed on the ways to further
cooperation, and identified a number of tasks for next year. A joint
declaration was adopted following the Meeting.
The President of Russia also took
part in the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting with members of the Business Advisory
Council and heads of ASEAN delegations.
In addition, on the sidelines of the summit Vladimir Putin had bilateral meetings with President of the Philippines
Rodrigo Duterte, Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, President of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang and President of China Xi Jinping.
The Russian leader talked with US President Donald Trump. The two
leaders approved a joint statement on Syria.
After the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting, Vladimir Putin
answered questions from Russian and foreign journalists.