On 14 November, Dmitry Medvedev to take part in the East Asia Summit in Manila

Issues to be discussed during the 12th East Asian Summit include the strengthening of security and ensuring sustainable economic growth in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as development of cooperation in the summit’s priority spheres, such as energy, finance, healthcare, education, emergency response and interconnection.

The heads of state and governments of 18 countries participating in the summit will also discuss Russian initiatives aimed at deepening multilateral dialogue on the formation of regional security architecture, combating terrorism and its ideology, and fighting infectious diseases.

The participants will also exchange opinions on other relevant issues of the international and regional agenda.