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Putin takes centre stage at Asia-Europe summit

MILAN – Vladimir Putin will take centre stage at an Asia-Europe (ASEM) summit that opens Thursday in Milan, where the Russian leader is to hold face-to-face talks with Ukraine counterpart Petro Poroshenko.The headline theme of the conference is promoting economic cooperation between more than 50 countries who share one of the world’s largest trading relationships.On that front, however, there are mounting problems – Europe’s recovery has stalled and China, for so long the driver of global growth, is losing momentum.Much of the attention will be focused on the margins of the summit, especially Putin’s breakfast meeting Friday with Poroshenko to …read more

Source: AsiaOne

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