VGP – The Viet Nam – Japan Cooperation Committee gathered in Ha Noi on August 1 to discuss measures to realize outcomes and agreements reached by the two countries’ high-level leaders.
Deputy PM, FM Pham Binh Minh and Japanese FM Kishida Fumio, Ha Noi, August 1, 2014
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Both sides agreed that maintaining peace, stability, maritime freedom, security and safety in the East Sea is a common responsibility and interest of the international community; and that related sides should resolve disputes in accordance with international law via peaceful dialogues and take no action to make the situation further complicated.
The 6th meeting of the Viet Nam – Japan Cooperation Committee, Ha Noi, August 1, 2014
– Photo: VGP
Deputy PM, FM Minh took the occasion to highly value Minister Fumio’s contributions to the friendship and cooperation between the two countries.
Japanese FM said his country agreed to provided six used vessels and equipment worth JPY500 million to help improve Viet Nam’s maritime law enforcement capacity.
During the meeting, ministries of the two countries discussed measures to enhance cooperation in economy and human resource development in the future.
Earlier, Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh and FM Fumio signed a note for non-project grant aid funded by the Japanese Government to ensure maritime safety.
Minister of Education and Training Pham Vu Luan and the Japanese FM also signed a note on another non-refundable aid to support human resource development./.