Submarine Kuroshio docks at Cam Ranh International Port

This is the first visit to Vietnam by the Japanese submarine.

The visit is among numerous activities in celebration of the 45th founding anniversary of Vietnam-Japan diplomatic relations and to realize agreements reached by senior leaders of the two countries and their defense ministries.

Flowers given to the Japanese officers

As scheduled, officers of the submarine will pay courtesy calls on leaders of Khanh Hoa province and the Naval Region 4 Command.

They will also have sports and professional exchanges with troops of Naval Region 4 and visit famous places in Nha Trang city.

The visit is expected to help boost mutual trust and understanding between the Vietnam People’s Navy and the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force, and contribute to the development of the bilateral defense ties in an intensive and effective manner, and to peace, stability and cooperation in the region.

Translated by Song Anh