| Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung (Photo: VNA)
Mr. Trung told the media that the visit has strengthened high political trust, tightened close ties with the Japanese royal, government, and parliament, political and economic circles. The two countries’ leaders vowed to push the bilateral extensive strategic partnership into a new development period, and maintain regular exchanges with high-level leaders. They agreed to intensify exchanges between the two ruling Parties and legislatures, reinforce cooperation in national defense-security and maritime security, and defense technology and equipment. Hosts and guest vowed to offer mutual liaison at regional and global forums for peace, cooperation and development in the region and the world.
Leaders also declared mutual support for each other to run for a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, with Vietnam for the 2020-2021 tenure and Japan for the 2023-2024 tenure.