Vietnamese, Japanese PMs hold talks
13:26 | 12/11/2017

VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe held talks on November 11 in Hoi An ancient town, the central province of Quang Nam.

Photo: VGP/Quang Hieu

At the talks, they highly appraised the strong and comprehensive development of Viet Nam-Japan relations with high political trust and increasing high-level delegation exchanges in 2017, including the official visit to Viet Nam by PM Abe in January and the official visit to Japan by PM Phuc in June.

The two sides consented orientations and measures to further deepen the bilateral intensive strategic partnership.

The Japanese PM affirmed the Japanese Government will continue supporting Viet Nam’s socio-economic development via official development assistance (ODA) and human resources training.

The two leaders agreed to enhance cooperation in various fields, including energy, agriculture, human resources training, cultural exchanges, tourism, and people-to-people exchanges on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of diplomatic ties.

The Vietnamese Government leader asserted Viet Nam’s strong determination to better investment environment for foreign businesses, including those from Japan, suggesting Japan support Viet Nam develop automobile industry and hi-tech agriculture.

They also shared issues of regional and international concern, including the East Sea matter, and affirmed to strengthen coordination at multilateral forums.

Earlier, the two leaders walked around Hoi An ancient town and launched the Viet Nam-Japan cultural space in Hoi An ancient town.

By Thuy Dung

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