Japan moves to relax entry restrictions for Vietnam

Update: 09:34 | 23/07/2020
Japan will ease entry restriction for Vietnam and Thailand this month, said Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu on July 22.
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Japanese Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu. (Photo: Reuters)

However, all citizens of the two Southeast Asian countries would be quarantined for 14 days at home or a designated location, according to Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Regarding the permission for business people and those with the work purpose to enter Japan, the ministry said it will continue coordinating with Vietnam and Thailand via diplomatic channels to implement this program as soon as possible and announce immediately when reaching agreements.

Earlier, at a meeting on June 19, Minister Motegi said Japan and Vietnam have reached an agreement on gradually and partially easing traveling restriction measures between the two countries.

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Minister Motegi said that Japan has selected Vietnam as one of the first four nations to relax travel restrictions, besides Australia, New Zealand, and Thailand, because of Vietnam’s good containment of the COVID-19 and the big traveling demand between Vietnam and Japan.The two sides have been deliberating ways to carry out these measures via diplomatic channels.

He expressed hopes the relaxation of immigration restrictions for Vietnam will contribute to the strengthening of the bilateral comprehensive cooperative partnership.

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(Source: VNA)