Merkel Congratulates Suga On Winning Japan's Premiership
Faizan Hashmi 3 days ago Wed 16th September 2020 | 05:45 PM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday congratulated Yoshihide Suga on becoming Japan's new prime minister and expressed hope for further development of bilateral relations
BERLIN (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 16th September, 2020) German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday congratulated Yoshihide Suga on becoming Japan's new prime minister and expressed hope for further development of bilateral relations.
"You have been participating in shaping Japanese policy for many years and thus building close and friendly relations between our countries. German-Japanese relations have become larger and deeper in recent years. Along with political and economic cooperation, numerous personal contacts and initiatives of civil society are especially valuable," Merkel said in a greeting telegram, as quoted by her press service.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has also joined the world leaders in congratulating Suga on becoming the new prime minister of Japan. According to Moon, South Korea is always ready for dialogue and communication with the Japanese government, which "shares key values and strategic interests with South Korea."