President Tran Dai Quang (R) and Chairman of the Japanese Communist Party Kazuo Shii (Source: VNA)

 

Tokyo (VNA) – Vietnam-Japan relations are at their best point since the establishment of bilateral diplomatic ties 45 years ago, President Tran Dai Quang told Chairman of the Japanese Communist Party (JCP) Kazuo Shii during a reception in Tokyo on May 31. 

Lauding the achievements of the JCP, especially the realisation of the resolution adopted by its 27th  Congress, President Quang believed that the JCP will continue to be an important political force, contributing to national construction and development. 

He wished that both sides would maintain regular exchange of visits and strengthen the friendship between the two parties, thereby reinforcing the friendship between the two countries’ people and enriching the bilateral extensive strategic partnership. 

Shii, for his part, expressed his delight at the development of Vietnam – Japan ties over the past 45 years. He spoke highly of Vietnam’s important role in ASEAN and its status as the 10th member ratifying the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. 

He expressed his wish that Vietnam would uphold its role for peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world. 

The host hoped for tighter bonds between the two parties via visits and theoretical exchanges as well as their close coordination in celebrating the 45th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties. 

Host and guest also discussed regional and global issues, including the East Sea situation.-VNA