President holds talks with his Kyrgyz counterpartPolitics
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On June 12, President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga and President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbay Jeenbekov held official talks in the Grand Conference hall of the Ala Archa State Residence. From the Kyrgyz side, the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Chingiz Aidarbekov and First Deputy Prime Minister Kubatbek Boronov were present at the meeting.
At the beginning of the talks, Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov extended a warm welcome to Mongolian President Kh.Battulga and voiced his hope that the talks would go smoothly akin to the one held during the 2018 Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit.
Further, the Kyrgyz President emphasized this visit will contribute to the intensification of bilateral trade, economic, and humanitarian cooperation as he believes there is a full possibility to cooperate in politics.
Conveying content with his visit at the invitation of H.E. President Sooronbay Jeenbekov, President Kh.Battulga agreed the visit would give a significant boost to the development of Mongolia-Kyrgyzstan relations. He also availed himself of the opportunity to congratulate Kyrgyzstan for chairing the 2019 SCO Summit, wishing success to the event.
President Kh.Battulga said Mongolia successfully pursues multi-pillar and open foreign policy and is giving priority to deepening its relations and cooperation with Central Asian countries, building mutually beneficial concrete cooperation, thus ensuring its development. Therefore, the President exchanged views with his Kyrgyz counterpart on the opportunities for mutually-beneficial cooperation, especially the ones for financial cooperation, studying effective transport routes, and cooperating in production of agricultural and meat products. Moreover, the parties agreed to hold business meetings, exhibitions and other events in both countries and endeavor together to increase trade turnover between the two countries.
Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov spoke of his plan to get acquainted thoroughly with the railroad construction project being implemented in Mongolia to follow its practice of managing funding and personnel domestically when carrying out the railroad construction project between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.
Moreover, the parties noted the opening of the Embassy of Mongolia in Kyrgyzstan denotes the elevation of bilateral cooperation and came up with an idea to set up a working group to realize the issues discussed in a short time.