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NA Chairman meets Japanese legislature leader

Hanoi, December 15 (VNA) – National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung has expressed his wish for closer ties between the Vietnamese and Japanese legislatures as well as continued mutual support at regional and global legislation forums.

Meeting Vice Speaker of the House of Councilors of Japan Koshii Azuma in Hanoi on December 15, Chairman Hung thanked the effective support that Japan has provided for Vietnam, especially since the establishment of the extensive strategic cooperative partnership for peace and prosperity in Asia.

The Vietnamese Party, State and NA continually value and do their utmost to foster the friendship and cooperation between the two States and peoples, he said.

Azuma, in response, expressed his wish that the two legislatures will facilitate all-level visits to share legislation experience and boost people-to-people exchange, particularly among young generations.

He pledged to exert himself to promote Vietnam-Japan links upon his return.

Both sides expressed their satisfaction with the leap in political, diplomatic, economic and trade engagements as well as people-to-people exchange over the past time.

The two countries shared the same position on boosting bilateral relationship for the sake of peace and cooperation in the region and the world.

Earlier, Koshii Azuma had successful talks with Vice NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.