Vietnam leader calls for stronger ties at Mekong-Japan, ASEAN-UN summitsPrime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc led a Vietnamese delegation to the 9th Mekong-Japan Summit and the 9th ASEAN-UN Summit that took place in Manila, the Philippines, on November 13. A view of the 9th Mekong-Japan SummitThe 9th Mekong-Japan Summit drew leaders of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and Japan. PM Phuc said Mekong-Japan cooperation has proved increasingly effective, affirming its role in the region and bringing about benefits for people. At the end of the summit, the leaders issued a joint statement and agreed to organise the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit in Japan. He asked both sides increase consultation to promote ASEAN-UN cooperation programmes on sustainable development and social welfare improvement.
Source: VietNamNet News November 14, 2017 04:41 UTC