Mongolia expresses readiness to contribute to strengthening Asia-Europe cooperation

2019-02-21 12:02:15

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Foreign Minister D.Tsogtbaatar is participating in the 18th Winter Meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly being held on February 20-22 in Vienna, Austria.

On February 20, Minister D.Tsogtbaatar met with Thomas Greminger, Secretary general of the OSCE,  exchanging views on bilateral relations and cooperation.

At the meeting, Foreign Minister expressed Mongolia’s readiness to contribute to strengthening inter-regional cooperation between Asia and Europe, countering extremism in the region that leads to terrorism and violence, and discussed the opportunities to expand cooperation with Asian countries. Thus, Mr. D.Tsogtbaatar requested to co-organize the OSCE Counter-Terrorism Conference in Mongolia.

In addition, the parties exchanged views on hosting regional seminar on illegal trafficking of cultural heritage in Ulaanbaatar in collaboration with OSCE Asian partners.