President arrives in Tokyo for late Japanese PM's funeral

  • President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and a high-ranking Party and State delegation arrived in Tokyo on September 25 afternoon. VNA Photo: Thống Nhất
    President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and a high-ranking Party and State delegation arrived in Tokyo on September 25 afternoon. VNA Photo: Thống Nhất
  • President Nguyen Xuan Phuc is welcomed by Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam at Haneda International Airport. VNA Photo: Thống Nhất
    President Nguyen Xuan Phuc is welcomed by Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam at Haneda International Airport. VNA Photo: Thống Nhất
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and a high-ranking Party and State delegation arrived in Tokyo on September 25 afternoon, beginning his trip to attend a state funeral for late Prime Minister Abe Shinzo from September 25-28. The state funeral, due to take place on September 27, is the second of its kind held for a former Japanese Prime Minister since World War II, following the first for late PM Yoshida Shigeru in 1967. About 6,000 foreign guests, including heads of state, government leaders and representatives of foreign countries, are expected to attend the event. VNA Photo: Thống Nhất

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