Vietnam congratulates Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on its victory in the recent House of Representatives election, said Luong Thanh Nghi, the Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson.

Nghi made the statement on December 17 in response to reporters’ question on Vietnam’s opinion of the election result.

He said Vietnam believes that under the leadership of LDP, Japan will continue to develop, and the Vietnam-Japan strategic partnership will be further strengthened, meeting the two peoples’ interest and aspiration and contributing to peace and stability in the region and the world.-VNA