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    Russian President Vladimir Putin will speak about investment opportunities in Russia’s Far East and the country as a whole at the Russian Eastern Economic Forum (EEF), Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The EEF will be held on September 3-5 in the Russian city of Vladivostok as a platform for dialogue between international investors, the Russian government and countries of the Asia-Pacific Region.

    Over 200 investment projects valued at over 4.7 trillion rubles ($70.4 billion) will be presented at the forum.

    Some 4,000 people, including 1,500 foreigners, have applied to participate in the EEF, according to the forum's organizing committee.

    “The [Putin’s] address at the forum [will concern] the state of the Russian economy, the specific features of the Far Eastern region, the investment attractiveness of economy as a whole and … Russia’s Far East,” Peskov told reporters.

     

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