Vietnam, Japan boost ties in public security hinh anh 1Minister of Public Security Gen. To Lam at the event (Photo: VOV)

Hanoi (VNA) – Minister of Public Security Gen. To Lam has said Vietnam always attaches importance to strengthening its extensive strategic partnership with Japan. 

During an online talks with Minister and Chairman of the National Public Security Commission of Japan Tanahashi Yasufumi on July 14, Lam said the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security stands ready to work with the Japanese commission on issues ensuring national security and social safety and order, especially at Olympic Games events in Japan. 

Vietnam is willing to partner with Japan to deal with issues of shared concern, he said, adding that both sides will continue working closely together at regional and global forums. 

He said Vietnam welcomes and highly values Japan’s role in promoting multilateral security architecture in the region. He also vowed to coordinate with Japan to successfully hold the upcoming Mekong – Japan Summit. 

Yasufumi, for his part, affirmed that his commission is ready to expand ties with the Vietnamese ministry in all fields for the benefits of the two countries' people, and for the sake of peace and stability in the region and the world. 

The two sides discussed issues of mutual concern and agreed on several contents to develop the two countries’ relations, and ties between the Vietnamese ministry and the Japanese commission and relevant agencies in particular./.