Russian PM Medvedev arrives in Manila

/ 06:25 PM November 12, 2017
Dmitry Medvedev

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev talks during a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping (not pictured) at the Diaoyutai state guesthouse in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. (Pool photo by THOMAS PETER via AP)

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev arrived in the Philippines on Sunday for the 31st Association of Southeast Nations (Asean) Summit and Related Meetings.

Medvedev’s plane landed on Sunday afternoon at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) in Pasay City.


The prime minister was welcomed by Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello, Malacañang said.

Russia is one of the 21 regional and world leaders to attend the regional bloc summit and is one of the dialogue partners of the Asean. /atm


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