Malaysia – APEC and ASEAN member state
Since 1967 Malaysia has been a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), while since 1989 – it has been a member economy of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
Russia has been actively cooperating with Malaysia within the above-mentioned organizations: Russia – ASEAN dialogue partnership has been developing since 1996; while since 1998 Russia has been the APEC member economy (September 2 – 8, 2012 Russia (Vladivostok) hosted the APEC summit for the first time).
- Shortly before an upcoming ASEAN − Russia Summit 2016 in Sochi the Presidential Library has prepared a digital collection, which includes the formal and archival documents, books, theses and abstracts of dissertations, and the imagery related to the South-East Asia region as a whole and its individual countries.
- In 2012 Russia will first host “The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)” Forum. XXIV annual meeting of the leaders of APEC countries will take place in Vladivostok, 1 – 8 September. To mark the event the Presidential Library has developed a special digital collection including the materials that reflect the relations between the APEC and the Russian Federation which has been a member of the APEC since 1998, as well as the history of international relations in the Pacific Rim.