PM Saikhanbileg receives Defense Minister of ChinaPolitics
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On October 9, the Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg received the Minister of Defense of the PRC Colonel General Chang Wanquan along with accompanying him delegation.
During his most recent visit to Mongolia, the Chinese president Xi Jinping stated that the relations of our countries have reached a new strategic level, said the PM and noted that the Agreement on Cooperation in Military Technical Cooperation between the two governments was an upgrade to the bilateral defense cooperation. He also expressed an interest in expanding the collaboration in strengthening of military maneuvers, mitigating damages of disasters, in rescue and humanitarian operations in the future.
Mongolia is willing to cooperate with China also in economy, education and culture, science, health and sport, particularly in military sports, he added.
He thanked China for its support for Mongolia in the organization of the ASEM Summit, whivch will take place in Ulaanbaatar next year.
In response, the Colonel General thanked Mongolia for its special importance attached to the defense relations, and said that the two countries' cooperation has been intensifying in a realization of economic and humanitarian mega-projects. He also highlighted the cooperation achievements in organizing peacekeeping and anti-terrorism training.
He requested the Premier’s support on the issues discussed with his Mongoian colleague Ts.Tsolmon and promised to put efforts to deepen and upgrade the long-time friendly relations.