US, others say APEC walkout aimed at Russia over invasion


              Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Sarah Bianchi talks to media in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, May 23, 2022. Bianchi told journalists that the U.S. and four other nations walked out of a meeting on Saturday of trade ministers of the Asia-Pacific Economic forum when the representative from Russia to protest its attacks on Ukraine. Chile and South Korea on Monday joined the five protesting nations -- the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan, and New Zealand in a statement making the same point. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Sarah Bianchi talks to media in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, May 23, 2022. Bianchi told journalists that the U.S. and four other nations walked out of a meeting on Saturday of trade ministers of the Asia-Pacific Economic forum when the representative from Russia to protest its attacks on Ukraine. Chile and South Korea on Monday joined the five protesting nations -- the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan, and New Zealand in a statement making the same point. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              Russia’s Minister for Economic Development Maxim Reshetnikov attends  a meeting of trade ministers of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation group in Bangkok, Thailand Saturday, May 21, 2022. Delegates from the United States and four other nations staged a walkout Saturday when the representative from Russia began his opening remarks at the meeting, officials said. (Kyodo News via AP)