Vietnam values ties with Japan

VOV.VN - Vietnam treasures the trustworthy partnership with Japan, considering it a priority in its external policy, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a June 5 meeting with Tadamori Oshima, Speaker of the House of Representatives of Japan, in Tokyo.

PM Phuc expressed his delight at the vigorous growth of the Vietnam – Japan intensive strategic partnership, and close cooperation between the two parliaments.

Regarding the outcome of Tadamori Oshima’s visit to Vietnam in late May, he asked the Japanese House of Representatives to intensify exchanges with the Vietnam National Assembly in making laws an enhancing the role of their friendship parliamentary groups in boosting bilateral ties.

He suggested both sides work hand in hand at regional and international forums, including the 2018 Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum hosted by Vietnam.

The PM requested the Japanese lower house to support stance on the East Sea issue of ASEAN and Vietnam.

He also suggested the body support the Japanese Government’s official development assistance for Vietnam to develop key infrastructure projects, improve workforce quality and respond to climate change. 

Tadamori Oshima said he greatly values Japan’s cooperation with Vietnam and wants to support the relationship to grow in multiple fields.

He consented to consolidate mutual trust and understanding through exchanges between committees and young parliamentarians. 

He affirmed the House of Representatives of Japan and Japan – Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Group's willingness to work with Vietnamese relevant agencies on the celebration of 45-year relations between the two countries.