APEC summit ended in Vietnam

  • APEC summit ended in Vietnam

Da Nang: The 25th summit of the forum "Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation" finished in Da Nang.

On the second day at the meeting, APEC leaders examined the prospects for the world economy with the participation of the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde.

"During the working breakfast, the formation of the Asia-Pacific Free Trade Area and the possible expansion of the APEC participants were discussed, the final meeting of the summit participants was devoted to investments and new driving forces in international trade," the Kremlin reported.

At the end of the forum, a joint declaration was approved. The leaders of APEC-2017 assessed the current regional and global economic situation, agreed on ways to further develop cooperation, and outlined a number of tasks for the next year.

Despite the fact that the official meeting of US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the APEC summit did not take place, the two world leaders unofficially spoke several times on the margins of the summit.

Trump and Putin were spotted talking, going to the shoot at the Asia-Pacific summit on Saturday. In addition, they stood side by side during the filming.

As a result of the meeting on the sidelines of the summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump made a joint statement against the militants of the "Islamic state" and the settlement of the situation in Syria.

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