Vladimir Putin will first attend the East Asia summit

Vladimir Putin will first attend the East Asia summit

As reported by “Kommersant” a source in Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin has agreed to attend the 13th East Asia summit (EAS) held in Singapore in November. The invitation was transferred to him on may 22 by President Halima Jacob.

Earlier, the Russian head of state never came to YOU, the maximum level of representation of Moscow on this action is always limited to the Prime Minister. In particular, in 2017, YOU are in the Philippines was visited by Dmitry Medvedev, Russia is often represented by the Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov.

As reported by “Kommersant” source, the Russian President will stay in Singapore “for three or four days.” There is an extensive program, starting with the state visit of Vladimir Putin and ending the business and cultural program. The President will participate in the groundbreaking ceremony for the first Orthodox Church in Singapore. Will they use the local community of Russian expats in the city-state, there are about 5 thousand

YOU, an annual security forum in the Asia-Pacific region, the core of which is the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and their eight dialogue partners. He has been held since 2005, but only in 2011 the number was accepted in the United States and Russia. The head of the United States and China regularly participated in this event, but Russia has been traditionally represented at the lower level.

Michael Korotkov