L.Purevsuren meets with his counterpart of Italy

2015-09-29 16:15:47

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ In a scope of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly in New York City, USA, the Mongolia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr L.Purevsuren Monday met with his counterpart of Italy Mr Paolo Gentiloni.

The Foreign Ministers have exchanged views on the bilateral relations and cooperation and boosting the economic cooperation, and then discussed issues of organizing a visit of the Mongolian FM to Italy in near future on occasion of the 45th anniversary of the diplomatic relations, mounting an exhibition about Mongolia during the Milan Expo and running a business forum. They also considered issues of strengthening the Mongolia-Italy inter-parliamentary ties, organizing a meeting of the intergovernmental commission and establishing the Embassy of Italy in Mongolia.

At the meeting, Mr Purevsuren asked the Italian side to train Mongolian students and professionals in Italian universities and institutes with scholarships and to render support to Mongolia for preparing art and cultural people, particularly opera singers.

Mentioning that the two countries are possible to collaborate in the agricultural field, the Mongolian Minister expressed willingness to export to Italy meat, meat products, cashmere, leather and woolen products and to introduce Italian techniques, technologies and designs.

The sides concurred to support each other within the multilateral cooperation, to back Mongolia at elections of the United Nations Council for Human Rights (UNCHR) and the Non-Permanent Membership of the UN Security Council.

Mr Purevsuren also reaffirmed hope that Italy will participate in the ASEM summit to be held in Mongolia in 2016 at the high-level and expressed his interest to get support within the preparation work for the ASEM 2016 Summit meeting, as host country of the ASEM 2014 Summit.

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