Vietnam, Japan celebrate 45 years of diplomatic ties

by VTV411 January 2018 Last updated at 06:00 AM

Comments0 - 2018 marks the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Japan.

A number of activities will be held in both countries during this special year. These events were kicked off at a launching ceremony hosted by the Embassy of Japan in Vietnam on Tuesday in Hanoi.

On this occasion, the Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam also presented the "Sunrise Medal" to Nguyen Phu Binh, Vice President of the Vietnam-Japan Friendship Association, and Former Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan for his contributions to the relationship between the two countries over the years.