“Vietnam – Japan relations have no limits”

Spokesperson for Japanese Prime Minister: Vietnam – Japan relations have no limits

Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide’s economic policy has inherited his predecessor. At the meeting with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 19, Mr. Suga affirmed that Vietnam – Japan relations are unlimited.

Mr. Yoshida Tomoyuki, spokesperson of Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide during his visit to Vietnam, shared at the press conference on the evening of October 19. Photo: Le Quan

Answering the question of a reporter of Online Investment Newspaper that, whether Prime Minister Suga’s policies in economic cooperation with Vietnam are different from his predecessor, Abe Shinzo, Mr. Yoshida Tomoyuki, Assistant Foreign Minister of Japan , the spokesman of the Prime Minister of Japan during his visit to Vietnam affirmed that Mr. Suga’s economic policy would inherit that of his predecessor Abe.

“Prime Minister Suga chose Vietnam as the first destination in his first overseas trip. At a meeting with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 19, Prime Minister Suga affirmed that Vietnam-Japan relations are innumerable. There is no limit, Mr. Suga will continue to cooperate with Vietnam in the coming time “, the spokesperson of the Prime Minister emphasized.

Regarding ODA support, the transmitter Yoshida Tomoyuki affirmed that Vietnam is an important partner of Japan in the field of ODA. In order to meet Vietnam’s development needs, especially to improve the qualifications of workers, the Japanese side is ready to support Vietnam under the agreement between the two sides.

According to Mr. Yoshida Tomoyuki, when emphasizing the content of economic cooperation between the two countries at the talks with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister Suga has refers to the implementation of important projects in Vietnam, including the project to improve the water environment in the city. Ho Chi Minh City, plan to support Vietnam to develop satellite and urban railway project in Ho Chi Minh City. HCM City.

After the agreement is completed, the two sides will coordinate the implementation of the projects, Mr. Yoshida Tomoyuki said, at the same time, noting that public transport is something that Japan pays great attention to. In addition to ODA, Japanese businesses are considering implementing a number of important projects in Vietnam.

Talking about the situation of Covid-19, Vietnam and Japan agreed to apply the rule of priority travel and soon resume commercial routes. At the meeting, Prime Minister Suga said that the Japanese side is implementing technical assistance and medical aid of about 4 billion yen, equivalent to about 40 million USD, to support Vietnam to improve capacity in the health sector. .

According to spokesperson Yoshida Tomoyuki, also at the meeting, Prime Minister Suga assessed that Vietnam – Japan cooperation is at the best stage in the history of relations between the two countries; At the same time, he affirmed that the Japanese side would persevere and promote the vision of a free and open Indo-Pacific.