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Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen after touring on Lake Ilmen in Novgorod region, Russia, September 10, 2016. Sputnik/Kremlin/Alexei Druzhinin/via REUTERS

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BISHKEK (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to visit the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Peru in November, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov told reporters on Saturday.

He added that U.S. President Barack Obama was also expected to attend the summit.

Ushakov said Putin also planned to visit Japan in mid-December.

(Reporting by Olesya Astakhova; writing by Katya Golubkova; Editing by Gareth Jones)

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