|Senior officials attend APEC Senior Officials Meeting ahead of the 2012 APEC Summit in Vladivostok, Russia, Sept 2, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]|
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia - The 2012 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC) opened on Sunday with its usual senior officials' meeting aimed at identifying issues for further discussion.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said at the opening session of the meeting that he would make sure the Vladivostok APEC would produce "success and meaningful outcomes for all economies".
The Russian host told delegates that he would expect "very efficient, thoughtful and productive two days" at the senior officials meeting on the Russky Island just off Vladivostok.
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