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    * The summit of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation countries ended in the South Korean city of Busan, yielding a final declaration by APEC members

    * Russian and South Korean Presidents Vladimir Putin and Roh Moo-hyun held bilateral talks in Busan after the APEC summit

    * The Plan of Action in the trade and economic sphere was signed following the talks of the Russian and South Korean presidents in Busan

    * Russia's Vneshtorgbank (Foreign Trade Bank) and Korea Exchange Bank signed a cooperation agreement

    * UN Secretary General Kofi Annan paid a short visit to Georgia on his way from Islamabad to New York and met with President Mikhail Saakashvili

    * Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili unveiled the first military base built to NATO standards

    * The Russian Foreign Ministry said the status and prospects of Russian-Iraqi cooperation would be a focus of negotiations with Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Mahmud Zebari in Moscow

    * Governor of the Maritime territory in the Far East Sergei Darkin said Russia could host the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum in 2012

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