Second consultative meeting of Foreign Ministries of Mongolia and Turkmenistan held

2019-04-19 17:14:01

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The second consultative meeting between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia and Turkmenistan was held in Ashgabad on April 18. The meeting was chaired by Deputy Foreign Ministers of the countries B.Battsetseg and V.S.Hajiev. The sides shared views on the bilateral relations and cooperation issues at regional and international levels.

Deputy Minister Vepa Hajiev noted “The visit of Mongolian delegates led by Deputy Foreign Minister is a remarkable event in the history of bilateral relations. We need to actively work on both sides to intensify bilateral relations and cooperation in politics, trade and economics. We are intensifying relations with East Asian countries. The ongoing visit of the President of the Republic of Korea to our country proves that fact. Our delegates paid several visits to Mongolia including the Foreign Minister’s visit in 2015 and business representatives’ forum organized in Ulaanbaatar. We are expecting for the President and Foreign Minister of Mongolia to pay return visit. We also invite your entrepreneurs, specifically meat exporters to work in our country.”

In return Deputy Minister B.Battsetseg emphasized that Mongolia is willing to expand relations and cooperation with the countries of Central Asia, particularly with Turkmenistan. She recommended to hold regular consultative meetings between the Foreign Ministries, connect experts in agriculture, energy, transport and logistics fields  and develop partnerships in the future.

Mr. V.S.Hajiev gave detailed information on the country’s neutralist position, ongoing economic projects with the regional countries, its active operations and initiatives on energy, water and ecological issues within the UN and other international organizations.

During her visit, Deputy Minister B.Battsetseg met and shared views with the Minister of Agriculture and Environmental Protection of Turkmenistan M.Bairamdurdyev and K.Mammedov, Deputy Minister of Trade and Foreign Economic Relations.

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