Vietnamese President Vo Van Thuong, who is visiting Japan, addressed the National Assembly and called for strengthening cooperation in a wide range of fields, including the economy, security, and climate change, based on the "Comprehensive Strategic Partnership" between the two countries.

On the afternoon of the 27th, President Vo Van Thuong of Viet Nam, who is on an official visit to Japan from 30 to 29, delivered a speech for approximately 20 minutes at the plenary hall of the House of Representatives.

Referring to the joint statement issued at the summit meeting with Prime Minister Kishida on March 27 elevating the relationship between the two countries to a "comprehensive strategic partnership," he said, "It opens up a new page that satisfies the interests of both sides and contributes to peace and stability."

In addition, Prime Minister Abe emphasized the need to strengthen cooperation in a wide range of fields, including climate change, people-to-people exchanges, and maritime security with China in mind, while focusing on economic cooperation.

Finally, he said, "We are sincere friends, and let's work together to build a relationship of strategic cooperation and a sustainable future," which was met with loud applause from the audience.