Heavy turbulence! APEC Trade Minister forum in Thailand, the United States leads the 4 allied nations, walkout from the meeting room. protest russia

tumultuous! APEC Trade Minister forumIn Thailand, the United States leads four allied nations to protest Russia’s war – Jurin hopes to issue a joint statement to APEC

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Reporters reported that In the morning of today (May 21) during the APEC 21 Economic Zone Trade Ministers meeting with the APEC private sector. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Jurin Laksanawisit, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce of Thailand. It turned out that at one point the Russian Trade Minister was making a statement. Trade ministers of five allied nations, led by the United States, Canada, Japan, Austria, Leia and New Zealand, walked out. walked out of the meeting immediately Russia made a statement to protest Russia’s attack on Ukraine And the five trade ministers walked back into the meeting room after Russia finished speaking.

After the morning meeting ended Mr. Jurin made a statement about the results of the morning meeting, stating that All countries have a resolution to support the Complete the Asia-Pacific Free Trade Area (FTAAP) by 2040, prompting consideration of some possible issues. and focus on participation by open to SMEs, women and vulnerable groups. Participate in discussions to draw up an agreement as well. including incorporating the digital economy into the agreement especially in e-commerce Measures to reduce barriers to trade and measures to cope with disease in the future

Mr. Jurin mentioned about the events of the 5 Nations Alliance Walkout from the Russian protest conference room. Confirm that the morning meeting is in order as the chairman of the meeting Everything is moving forward as the goal. which country How to express an opinion is a matter of each country. But the overall picture is moving forward well as the goal.

The reporter asked Will such a case affect the APEC meeting unable to issue a joint statement? Mr. Jurin said that we have to wait for a consensus. Can’t answer in advance. must be considered in accordance with the facts that occur However, if a joint statement cannot be issued It will be a statement of the chairman of the meeting instead.

“I am not concerned about issuing a joint statement. because if the facts must be so Unpredictable, have to wait for the opinions of 21 economic zones, but confirm that Thailand has served as the best host. because every country praises it as doing well In the afternoon meeting, I am confident that I can control the meeting to continue.”

Journalists reported that between 19-22 May 2022, Thailand hosted the APEC Trade Ministers’ Meeting. 21 economies participated in the discussions: Australia, Canada, Japan, South Korea, China, Hong Kong, New Zealand, United States, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, China Taipei, Chile, Mexico, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Russia and Vietnam.

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