First day of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting 2017-11-10 18:45:00 Danang The first day of the 25th APEC Economic Leader’s Meeting in Danang concluded with a gala reception given by the President of Vietnam in honour of APEC economic leaders. The President of Russia took part in meetings of the APEC economic leaders with members of the APEC Business Advisory Council and with heads of ASEAN delegations. In addition, Vladimir Putinheld bilateral meetings on the forum’s sidelines with President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte, Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang and President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping. The forum will continue on November 11. The participants plan to adopt a Joint Declaration of the Leaders on the basis of its results.