Japan-Viet Nam Relations
Japan-Viet Nam Summit Telephone Talk
December 22, 2017
On December 22, commencing at 2 p.m. for approximately 20 minutes, Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, held a telephone talk with H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam. The overview of the telephone talk is as follows.
1. At the outset, Prime Minister Abe extended once again his congratulations on the success of the APEC Economic Leader’s Meeting.
2. In addition, both leaders exchanged their views on the TPP and confirmed that they would continue to cooperate toward the early signing and entry into force of the agreement, taking opportunities including the visit of Minister in Charge of TPP Mr. Toshimitsu Motegi to Viet Nam from December 25.