Putin and other participants of the APEC summit donned Peruvian capes

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Brunia Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and Vice President of Indonesia Jusuf Kalla

On the summit of the Asia-Pacific economic cooperation (APEC) in Lima, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other participants of the summit during the shooting put a national Peruvian Cape, it is reported “Interfax”.

As notes the edition, according to tradition, the heads of the participating countries of APEC to wear the national dress of the host country. This time the leaders were dressed in a Peruvian poncho sand color.

REN-TV notes that the Peruvian traditional outfits are made from the wool of the Peruvian llama — vicuna.

“Interfax” notes that the photo shoot “family foto” was held after the first working session. At the end of the second session, the leaders will adopt the final Declaration of the summit, writes “RIA Novosti”.

APEC is an international forum that brings together 21 leading economies of the world for cooperation in the field of trade and economic development of the region. Up to 2020 the main objective of APEC has been called “the creation of a system of free and open trade in the Asia-Pacific region.”

Russia takes part in the summit since 1998.