Mongolia’s contribution highly appraised for strengthening trust in Northeast Asia

2018-11-20 15:33:36

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/ On November 19, Foreign Affairs Minister D.Tsogtbaatar met Miroslav Jenca, the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs and exchanged views on Mongolia-the UN relations and cooperation and other regional issues.

Mr. Tsogtbaatar noted Mongolia’s unwavering support for UN’s mission towards maintaining global peace and security and overcoming common challenges and barriers facing international community by joint force.  

He spoke about significance of Mongolia’s participation in UN peacekeeping mission, Mongolia’s nuclear-weapon free status and an initiative ‘Ulaanbaatar Dialogue’, which are evidence of Mongolia’s actual contribution to maintain not only regional but also international security.

Mr. Miroslav Jenca highly appraised Mongolia for attaching great importance to multilateral cooperation and emphasized that Mongolia’s bilateral and multilateral relations with regional countries make valuable contribution to maintain peace and security in Northeast Asia and strengthen confidence. He underlined that UN Department of Political Affairs supports the ‘Ulaanbaatar Dialogue’.

Minister D.Tsogtbaatar pointed out importance of talks and diplomatic methods in maintaining regional and global peace and security, while introducing an initiative ‘Awards for future peace, progress and prosperity’ dedicated to young diplomats and researchers. In turn, Mr. Jenca appreciated the significance of the initiative and expressed his commitment to study a possibility to collaborate for it.

At the meeting, the sides agreed to co-organize a workshop ‘Youth, peace and security’ in 2019 with involvement of representatives of Northeast Asian youth.