Japanese PM pledges continued support for strong development in VN
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|PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe inspect the Guard of Honor in Tokyo on June 6, 2017 before their talks. (Photo: VGP News)|
Japan highly values Viet Nam’s rising role and position in the region and the world, attaching great importance to the relationship with the Southeast Asian country, affirmed Prime Minister Abe.
He will try to boost cooperation between Japanese businesses, research institutes and schools with Vietnam in order to further deepen the strategic partnership between the two countries.
Prime Mininster Abe also affirmed his support for Vietnam to successfully host the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Da Nang City this November.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc reiterated Vietnam consistently regards Japan as a top and long-term partner, underlining the importance of strategic economic ties with the Northeast Asian country.
The two Prime Ministers agreed to enhance political trust, maintain regular exchange of high-level visits and contacts while improving the effectiveness of their dialogue mechanisms.
The two leaders agreed to strengthen cooperation in security and defense, UN-led peace-keeping operations, and overcoming war consequences.
Both sides agreed to accelerate economic connectivity through expanding cooperation in trade, investment, high-tech agriculture, and labor. The Japanese side pledged to assist Vietnam in deploying industry policies, reforming State-owned enterprises and State apparatus.
The two leaders also exchanged views on regional and international issues of common concerns as well as coordination at multilateral forums like ASEAN, APEC, ASEM, and the UN.
Regarding the East Sea issue, both sides agreed on the importance of ensuring peace, ensuring peace, stability, security, safety, and freedom of navigation and overflight
Relevant parties must avoid unilateral actions, including militarization that aim at changing the status quo, complicating and expanding disputes in the East Sea.
They must settle disputes by peaceful means on the basis of international law, including UNCLOS, respect diplomatic and legal processes, implement the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) and and expeditiously finalise a Code of Conduct (COC) in the waters.
Following their talks, the two Prime Ministers witnessed the signing ceremony of 14 cooperation deals.
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