Putin: Russia supports the actions of the APEC Forum for the development of energy markets


MOSCOW, Nov 17. Russia supports the actions of the APEC Forum, aimed at the development of integrated energy markets and the creation of favorable conditions for investments in regional transportation system energy resources, said the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin in his article “APEC: an open, equal cooperation for development”.

The APEC summit will be held in Manila from 17 to 19 November.

Putin stressed that the achievement of high economic growth is impossible without energy security in the APEC region and equitable long-term climate settlement.

“Russia supports the actions of the APEC Forum, aimed at creating an enabling environment for investment in regional transport system energy resources, development of integrated energy markets, increase the share of clean and renewable energy sources, providing access to low-carbon technologies”, — said the President of the Russian Federation.

Putin also drew attention to the fact that a serious interest in APEC demonstrate to the Russian proposals on the creation of a common educational space in the region.

“Today, when the Asia-Pacific region gaining ground in a number of leading global technology centres, more and more urgent to unite efforts for creation of major research platforms and centres. Note that the proactive role of Russia in this sphere received recognition partners, and our country, together with Peru, has entrusted the right to preside at the Meeting of Ministers of education of APEC, to be held in Lima in 2016”, — is spoken in article of the President of the Russian Federation.

Putin noted that “the scale and diversity of challenges facing APEC, is truly impressive”, and expressed confidence that they will succeed, “based on fundamental principles of partnership, working for the benefit of our peoples and in the interests of advancing towards a common Asia-Pacific family.”