Japan gives Vietnam patrol boats
Coast Guard to receive new vessels to ensure maritime security.
Japan to Give 6 Maritime Vessels to Vietnam
Franz Ludwig Bernardo
Japan has agreed to provide the Vietnamese Coast Guard with six maritime vessels in order to strengthen and enhance Vietnam’s maritime enforcement and surveillance capabilities, particularly in the South China Sea.
Japan’s intention to assist Vietnam’s coast guard was announced by Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida during his meeting with Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in Hanoi on August 1.
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