Strengthening Vietnam – Japan connection

On September 15, at the Presidential Palace, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a phone conversation with Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide.

Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide said that he would not run for President of the Liberal Democratic Party for the next term to focus on the prevention of the Covid-19 epidemic; expressed thanks to President Nguyen Xuan Phuc for paying much attention and working closely to develop the Vietnam – Japan friendship over the past time.

Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide recalled the deep and unforgettable 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 Yoshihide 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; Thank Vietnam for its interest in vaccinating Japanese citizens and supporting Japanese businesses in Vietnam. Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide asked the President to convey greetings and thanks to General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and Vietnamese leaders.

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On the afternoon of September 15, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a phone conversation with Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide Suga Photo: VNA

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc expressed his pleasure at the strong and comprehensive development of the extensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and Japan with high political trust; highly appreciated Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide’s great contributions to the two countries’ relations and the good feelings that Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide has for the country and people of Vietnam, choosing Vietnam as the first country to visit immediately after Inaugurated in October 2020.

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc thanked the Government and people of Japan for actively supporting Vietnam in the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic, and Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide for announcing the decision to provide additional aid for 400,000 doses of the vaccine. , bringing the total number of vaccines aided by Japan to Vietnam to 3.58 million doses.

This is a noble gesture, which is respected and appreciated by the Vietnamese people. The President thanked Japan for supporting the nearly 450,000 Vietnamese community in Japan; I hope that Japan will continue to cooperate and support epidemic prevention and control.

The President emphasized that Vietnam shares the difficulties of Japanese enterprises; affirmed that Vietnam will continue to accompany businesses, remove difficulties for production and business activities, and maintain supply chains. The State President wishes to strengthen the connection between the two economies efficiently and with quality, associated with green and digital transformation.

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc congratulated Japan on successfully hosting the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games (originally scheduled to take place in 2020 but moved to 2021). This event has become a symbol of solidarity and overcoming difficulties in the context of the increasingly complicated Covid-19 pandemic in the world.

In response, Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide thanked Vietnam for its cooperation in organizing the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and appreciated the active participation of the Vietnamese sports delegation, contributing to the overall success of the Olympic Games.

State President visits Cuba, USA

At the invitation of the First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, President of the Republic of Cuba Miguel Díaz-Canel, President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc will lead the delegation. High Party and State of Vietnam pay an official visit to the Republic of Cuba from September 18 to 20.

Recently, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a phone conversation with First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel. The President highly appreciated Cuba’s experience in responding to the Covid-19 pandemic and the results of discussions between the two sides in supplying and transferring Cuba’s Abdala vaccine production technology to Vietnam; affirming that the effective cooperation between Vietnam and Cuba on Covid-19 vaccines will vividly demonstrate the special solidarity between the two countries in the current situation.

President Miguel Díaz-Canel affirmed that Cuba attaches great importance to vaccine cooperation with Vietnam, making efforts from now until the end of 2021 to supply a large number of Cuba’s Abdala vaccine against Covid-19 and is ready to send experts to to transfer vaccine production technology to Vietnam.

Immediately after that, from September 21-24, State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation will attend the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Discussion and conduct a number of activities. bilaterally in the US.

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