Vietnam, Japan hold first security dialogue

(VOV) - A Vietnam-Japan security dialogue at the deputy ministerial level, the first of its kind between the two countries, was held in Hanoi on November 26.

The meeting was co-chaired by Deputy Minister of Public Security of Vietnam Tran Viet Tan and deputy head of the Japan National Police Agency Kanetaka Masahito.

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Both sides discussed measures to strengthen cooperation in defending national security, maintaining social order, and combating trans-national and cyber crimes, as well as protecting big political and cultural events to be held in each country.

They examined ways of supporting Vietnamese and Japanese nationals living in each other’s territory.

Counterterrorism in Southeast Asia and Japan’s experience in the field were also discussed at the dialogue.

The dialogue took place in a friendly, constructive and trustful spirit.

Kanetaka Masahito expressed hope the success of the meeting will deepen fine relations between the two countries.