PM Abe Shinzo at a press conference in Tokyo on August 28 (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Hang made the statement while answering reporters’ queries about PM Abe Shinzo’s declaration to resign on August 28.

PM Abe Shinzo has been trusted by the Japanese people for years, she said, adding that he is a leader who has made many contributions to the development of Japan and promotion of cooperation in different fields in the region and the world.

“Vietnam wishes PM Abe Shinzo good health and happiness and continuing to make important contributions to the development of Japan as well as the cooperation and friendship between Vietnam and Japan,” the spokeswoman said./.