Japan-Malaysia Relations

May 24, 2018

On May 24th, commencing at about 12:45 p.m. for approximately 15 minutes, Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, held a Japan-Malaysia summit telephone talk with Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia. The overview of the talk is as follows.

1. Prime Minister Abe congratulated Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir on his victory in the recent Malaysian general election. He also stated that along with further strengthening Japan-Malaysia relations, he hopes to deepen cooperation toward regional stability and prosperity.

2. Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir thanked Prime Minister Abe for his words of congratulations, and stated that he looked forward to visiting Japan soon and meeting with Prime Minister Abe.

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