Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Minister Marija Pejcinovic Buric and her Japanese host Taro Kono, confirmed in Tokyo on Monday good and friendly relations between Croatia and Japan and discussed topical global and regional issues as well as cooperation within multilateral organisations, the Croatian foreign ministry said in a press release.
During the second part of his official visit to Japan, Pejcinovic Puric held a number of bilateral meetings with representatives of Japanese institutions.
In the first part of her visit Pejcinovic Buric took part in a conference of the World Assembly for Women, held in Tokyo on March 22-24.
Pejcinovic Buric invited minister Kono to a return visit to Croatia.
The minister also met with representatives of the Japanese-Croatian parliamentary groups of friendship, led by Secretary General Nobu Kishi as well as with the leadership of the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) is a Japanese government-related organisation that promotes mutually beneficial trade and investment.
The meeting also focused on the support to the two countries' business people so as to advance bilateral trade and attract investments.