Visit to Vietnam
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.