Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
To further enhance and deepen the long-standing friendly relations and good cooperation, and strategic partnership between the Lao PDR and Japan, H.E. Mr. Taro KONO, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan and delegates will pay a visit to the Lao PDR on 07-08 April 2018.
Vientiane, 06 April 2018
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Lao PDR, together with international community, expresses grave concern over the underground nuclear/hydrogen bomb test by the DPRK on 3 September 2017, which is in violation of the relevant United Nations Security Council’s resolutions and may increase further tension in the Korean Peninsula. The Lao PDR calls on all parties concerned to exercise self-restraint and exert common efforts for peace and security in the region and the world. The Lao PDR reiterates its consistent support for peace, stability and denuclearization in the Korean Peninsula and resolving disputes by peaceful means through constructive dialogue.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxay Kommasith and his delegation will pay an official visit to the Republic of Indonesia on July 26-28, 2017 at the invitation of his Indonesian counterpart Mrs. Retno L.P. Marsudi. The visit to Indonesia by Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith is expected to further strengthen friendship relations and cooperation between Laos and Indonesia.