Accessibility links

Breaking News

APEC Summit Kicks Off In Vladivostok

The 24th annual summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation organization (APEC) has kicked off in the city of Vladivostok in Russia's Far East.

Leading officials and executives from 21 Pacific Rim member nations are attending the weeklong summit, which will look at issues like trade liberalization, economic integration, and food security.

The summit is the culmination of Russia's yearlong presidency of the APEC forum.

Events on September 2 include a meeting of APEC senior officials and a youth summit.

Based on reporting by ITAR-TASS and Interfax

RFE/RL has been declared an "undesirable organization" by the Russian government.

If you are in Russia or the Russia-controlled parts of Ukraine and hold a Russian passport or are a stateless person residing permanently in Russia or the Russia-controlled parts of Ukraine, please note that you could face fines or imprisonment for sharing, liking, commenting on, or saving our content, or for contacting us.

To find out more, click here.