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Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono

Vietnam, Japan discuss measures to boost bilateral ties

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Vietnam, Japan discuss measures to boost bilateral ties

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held talks in Hanoi on September 13 with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on the occasion of the latter’s participation in the World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) 2018. The talks followed the 10th session of the Vietnam – Japan Cooperation Committee co-chaired by the two.

PM highly values development of Vietnam – Japan relations

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PM highly values development of Vietnam – Japan relations

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 11 said he is happy at the rapid, practical and comprehensive development of the Vietnam – Japan relations, stressing that the pushing up of the recent exchanges of high-level delegations has helped strengthen bilateral trust.

Myanmar, Japan FMs discuss Rohingya-involved crisis

World

Myanmar, Japan FMs discuss Rohingya-involved crisis

Myanmar’s State Counsellor cum Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on August 6 discussed ways to resolve the ongoing crisis involved the Rohingya Muslim minority group in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.

ASEAN+3 to contribute more to regional economic connectivity

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ASEAN+3 to contribute more to regional economic connectivity

Foreign ministers of ASEAN countries and three partner nations - China, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Japan (ASEAN+3) - met in Singapore on August 4, agreeing on the need for ASEAN+3 to continue contributing to economic connectivity and opening trend in the region.

Japan backs Thailand joining CPTPP

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Japan backs Thailand joining CPTPP

Japan and Thailand agreed on June 27 to foster cooperation for the accession of Thailand to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

Vietnamese, Japanese FMs delighted at bilateral ties

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Vietnamese, Japanese FMs delighted at bilateral ties

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono expressed their delight at the rapid and practical development of Vietnam – Japan extensive strategic partnership over the past years with high political trust during their talks in Tokyo on May 30.

Tokyo celebration marks 50th anniversary of ASEAN

ASEAN

Tokyo celebration marks 50th anniversary of ASEAN

Japan held a ceremony in Tokyo on November 22 to mark the 50th founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), recognising the bloc’s role in promoting peace and stability in the region and the world.