MOSCOW, October 19. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has accepted the invitation to participate in the APEC summit, which will be held in Manila in November. This was stated by Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the meeting with Chairman of Senate of the Philippines Franklin Drilona.
“President Putin accepted the invitation of the President of the Philippines to participate in the APEC summit – Lavrov said. – Appreciate the energetic work of the Philippine presidency, aimed at the APEC summit in the Philippines was successful, resulted in specific solutions that contribute to the normalization of the situation in the world economy and Finance, promotion of previously agreed objectives of the reform of the international monetary and financial system”.
“In principle supported the proposal of the Philippines, on the sidelines of the APEC summit to hold a bilateral meeting of our presidents,” – said the Minister.
In turn Franklin Drilon once again gave Lavrov a letter of invitation to the Russian President to attend the APEC summit.