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Prime Minister Phúc to attend G20 Summit, visit Japan

Update: June, 21/2019 - 23:55
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc. VNA/VNS File Photo

HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc and his spouse will lead a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation to attend the G20 Summit and pay a visit to Japan from June 27 to July 1.

The PM’s trip is made at the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

The G20 Summit will be held in the Japanese city of Osaka on June 28 and 29.

This is the fourth time in 10 years Việt Nam has been invited to participate in the international forum gathering the world’s biggest economic powerhouses. The Vietnamese PM is expected to hold talks with other world leaders on the sidelines of the forum.

Việt Nam and Japan established diplomatic ties on September 21, 1973. Japan is currently Việt Nam’s second largest foreign investor, third largest partner in tourism and fourth leading trade partner. Two-way trade values hit nearly US$40 billion in 2018. — VNS

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