Then PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) shakes hands with Japanese PM Suga Yoshihide during the latter's visit to Vietnam in October 2020. (Photo: VNA)

At the talks, the two leaders will discuss the bilateral relations, as well as regional and international issues of mutual concern. 

After Vietnam and Japan established diplomatic ties on September 21, 1973, the bilateral relationship has experienced rapid development over the past years.

The Vietnam-Japan relationship is now at its best since the establishment of the diplomatic ties, with high mutual trust.

Japan is Vietnam’s leading important economic partner, the largest official development assistance (ODA) provider, second biggest investor, third largest tourism partner and fourth largest trade partner./.

CPV (Source: VNA)