Bits of knowledge about the diplomatic relations between Thailand and Japan
26 September 2019 is considered the 132nd anniversary of Thailand and Japan Diplomatic Relation. Today in the year 1887, the “Declaration of Amity and Commerce between Japan and Siam” was signed by Prince Devawongse Varopakarn, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Siam, and Mr. Shuzo Aoki, Vice Foreign Minister of Japan. At that time, Japan and Thailand was the first two countries in Asia that concluded an agreement of modern diplomatic relations. In 1897, Japanese Legation in Bangkok was established following by an establishment of Siam’s Legation in Tokyo in 1899.