Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong (R) shakes hands with Chairman of the Presidium of the Communist Party of Japan Central Committee Kazuo Shii (Photo: VNA)
 
Hanoi (VNA) – The Party, State and people of Vietnam always treasure the cooperation and traditional friendship with the Communist Party of Japan (CPJ), Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong has said.

He made the statement in Hanoi on December 18 while receiving Chairman of the Presidium of the Communist Party of Japan (CPJ) Central Committee Kazuo Shii, who is paying an official visit to Vietnam.

At the meeting, the leader of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) proposed the two parties to bolster partnership, theoretical exchanges, and experience sharing, as well as effectively cooperate in regional and international forums, thus contributing to regional and global peace, stability, cooperation, and development.

He congratulated his guest on the achievements of the CPJ over the years and thanked the CPJ for its support during the revolutionary cause of the CPV and Vietnamese people over the time.

He also spoke highly of the significant contributions by the CPJ to the two countries’ relations, voicing his belief that the CPJ will reap further success in the implementation of the 27th Congress’ resolution towards its 100th founding anniversary in 2022.

Congratulating Trong on his election as the President of Vietnam, Shii highly valued the achievements of the Vietnamese people in national construction under the leadership of the CPV.

He also hailed the positive growth of the Japan-Vietnam ties, affirming that the CPJ will spare no efforts in strengthening the countries’ relations.

He briefed his host on the policies and activities of the CPJ, and noted that various exchanges between the two parties, especially theoretical exchanges, hold important meaning in completing the parties’ theoretical systems.

Earlier, a delegation of the CPV, led by Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong, held talks with the visiting CPJ delegation, led by Shii.

The two sides briefed each other on the current situations of their respective parties and nations, and exchanged views on regional and international issues of mutual concern.

They also discussed orientations and measures to enhance cooperation and the traditional friendship between the two parties and to contribute to the Vietnam-Japan strategic partnership.

The delegations also agreed to maintain theoretical exchanges, as well as increase information exchange and collaboration at multilateral political party forums. –VNA