Prime Minister Suga had a telephone conversation with President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines and agreed to further strengthen relations between the two countries, as it will be 65 years since the normalization of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
The telephone talk was held on the afternoon of the 14th, and the two leaders confirmed their policy to cooperate to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.
In addition, since it will be 65 years since the normalization of diplomatic relations between the two countries, Prime Minister Suga announced that he would open a consulate general on Cebu Island in the central region, and the two leaders further strengthened the relationship between the two countries. We agreed by going.
In addition, at the meeting, Prime Minister Suga said that he would support the large-scale infrastructure development plan promoted by President Duterte, including private investment, and support for Mindanao Island in the south, where the fighting has continued, to the progress of peace. He also shared his thoughts on strengthening accordingly.