|Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh (R) meets visiting Japanese Minister in charge of Ocean Policy and Territorial Issues Yamamoto Ichita in Ha Noi yesterday.— VNA/VNS Photo Duong Giang
HA NOI (VNS)— Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh suggested that Viet Nam and Japan increase co-operation in science and technology activities and human resources training.
Speaking to the visiting Japanese Minister in charge of Ocean Policy and Territorial Issues Yamamoto Ichita in Ha Noi yesterday, Minh also urged the implementation of Viet Nam's industrialisation strategy within the two countries' co-operation framework.
Yamamoto added that Japan always attached importance to its strategic partnership with Viet Nam and would continue supporting Viet Nam in implementing its industrialisation and modernisation.
The host and guest agreed to efficiently carry out agreements reached during Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung's visit to Japan last month. The two sides also discussed regional and international issues of common concern and agreed to collaborate further at multilateral forums. — VNS