Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (left) agreed with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc for the countries to work together on issues including the South China Sea. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (left) agreed with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc for the countries to work together on issues including the South China Sea. Photo: Kyodo

South China Sea: Japan boosts security ties with Vietnam as it ramps up pressure on Beijing

  • Countries agree to cooperate on regional issues, including the disputed waterway
  • Tokyo and Canberra also agree to strengthen efforts in the Indo-Pacific

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (left) agreed with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc for the countries to work together on issues including the South China Sea. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (left) agreed with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc for the countries to work together on issues including the South China Sea. Photo: Kyodo
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