President Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrives in Tokyo, begins to attend the national funeral of the late Japanese prime minister

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrives in Tokyo, begins to attend the national funeral of the late Japanese prime minister - Photo 1.

Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam welcomes President Nguyen Xuan Phuc at Haneda International Airport, Tokyo, Japan – Photo: VNA

Japan will hold a state funeral for the late Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on September 27. This is the second time since World War II that the Japanese government has decided to hold a national mourning for a former prime minister. The first was the late Prime Minister Yoshida Shigeru in 1967.

According to the VNA, about 6,000 foreign guests are expected to attend the event, including heads of state, heads of government and representatives of countries.

According to the program, from September 25 to 28, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc will represent the leaders of the Party and State to attend the national funeral of late Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

After that, the President will attend the reception of the heads of delegations from other countries and hold talks with Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio.

The President will also have meetings with leaders of the National Assembly, receive leaders of a number of Japanese localities and meet bilaterally with a number of heads of delegations from other countries attending the national mourning ceremony.

The fact that President Nguyen Xuan Phuc, on behalf of the leaders of the Party and State, attended the national funeral of the late Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, expressed his recognition and respect for the special affection and valuable support and support that the late Prime Minister gave the late Prime Minister. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has dedicated to Vietnam as well as the friendly cooperation between Vietnam and Japan.

This is also a clear expression of the country and Vietnamese people who always respect, be faithful and affectionate with international friends.

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