Putin Addresses Sixth Eastern Economic Forum in Russia's Vladivostok
03:41 GMT 03.09.2021 (Updated: 03:47 GMT 03.09.2021)
© Sputnik / Grigory SysoevRussian President Vladimir Putin listens to questions during a meeting to discuss the development of the Far East at the 5th Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia.
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Since 2015, businessmen, entrepreneurs, politicians, and diplomats have gathered annually in the Russian city of Vladivostok to discuss the most pressing economic and geopolitical issues. In 2019, participants signed 270 agreements worth $46.6 billion.
The second day will also feature addresses from other world leaders, including Chinese President Xi Jinping, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Prime Minister Thailand Prayut Chan-o-cha and Mongolian President Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh.
Also on the program are the following plenary sessions: The Sanitary Shield: How to Prevent New Pandemics, Russian-Japan Business Dialogue, Far East IT Hub 2030: Targeting Asia-Pacific Markets, Science and Innovation: Risks in the Name of Development.
The sixth Eastern Economic Forum will be held from 2-4 September. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s forum will be held in a hybrid format, with participants attending in-person and online.
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