State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a phone conversation with Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide on September 15 – Photo: BNG
At the phone call, Japanese Prime Minister Suga said that he would not run for president of the Liberal Democratic Party for the next term to focus on COVID-19 prevention and control.
The Japanese leader thanked President Nguyen Xuan Phuc for paying much attention and working closely to develop the Vietnam-Japan friendship over the past time.
Prime Minister Suga also recalled the “unforgettable” deep memories of President Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s cordial and respectful reception when he made an official visit to Vietnam in October 2020.
Prime Minister Suga announced that Japan will provide Vietnam with an additional 400,000 doses of vaccine in September 2021 and will continue to support Vietnam in epidemic prevention and control.
He thanked Vietnam for its interest in vaccinating Japanese citizens and supporting Japanese businesses in Vietnam.
Prime Minister Suga asked the President to convey greetings and thanks to General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and Vietnamese leaders.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc expressed his delight at the strong and comprehensive development of the extensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and Japan with high political trust.
The State President highly appreciated Prime Minister Suga’s great contributions to the two countries’ relations and the good feelings that Prime Minister Suga has for the country and people of Vietnam, choosing Vietnam as the first country to visit soon after. when he took office in October 2020.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc thanked the Government and people of Japan for actively supporting Vietnam in the prevention and control of the COVID-19 epidemic, and Prime Minister Suga for announcing the decision to provide additional aid for 400,000 doses of vaccine. bringing the total number of vaccines donated by Japan to Vietnam to 3.58 million doses.
This is a noble gesture, which is respected and appreciated by the Vietnamese people.
He also thanked Japan for supporting the nearly 450,000 Vietnamese community in Japan and wished that Japan would continue to cooperate and support epidemic prevention and control.
The President emphasized that Vietnam shares the difficulties of Japanese enterprises, and affirmed that Vietnam will continue to accompany businesses, remove difficulties for production and business activities, and maintain the supply chain. response.
The State President wishes to strengthen the connection between the two economies in an efficient and quality manner associated with green and digital transformation.
Earlier on the same day, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam confirmed that from September 21 to 24, State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc will attend a high-level joint discussion session of the 76th United Nations General Assembly and carry out a number of activities. bilateral action in the US.
In an announcement this week, the White House also confirmed US President Joe Biden will meet face-to-face with Prime Minister Suga, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 24.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc will have a phone conversation with the Russian President
According to the VNA, dIt is expected that on the afternoon of September 16, at the Presidential Palace, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc will have an important phone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss measures to strengthen the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. between the two countries and cooperation in the fight against COVID-19. This is the first phone conversation between President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Russian President Vladimir Putin.