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Issuance of a congratulatory letter by Minister Hayashi to Vice President-elect of the Philippines

May 13, 2022

On May 13, following the vice presidential election held on May 9, Mr. HAYASHI Yoshimasa, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, issued a letter of congratulations to Hon. Sara Z. Duterte, Vice President-elect of the Republic of the Philippines on her victory.

Minister Hayashi, in the letter, extended his congratulations to Vice President-elect Duterte and, with reference to the history of people-to-people exchanges of the two countries in Davao where she originates, conveyed his hope for further deepening of the bilateral friendly relations.

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