Foreign Minister holds bilateral meetings during Munich Security Conference

2020-02-17 21:38:50

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Within the framework of the 2020 Munich Security Conference, Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar took part in the plenary session and delivered addresses at its panel discussions on challenges of the Russia’s foreign policy, and strengthening of national defense and security, expressing the position of Mongolia. 

During the conference, a platform for bilateral dialogue, Minister D.Tsogtbaatar held meetings with foreign ministers from Canada, the Netherlands, Finland, Poland, Belarus, Greece, Turkey, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, discussing development of bilateral ties. 

At the meetings, Mongolia’s Foreign Minister discussed about issues on growing bilateral economic cooperation and attracting new foreign investment to Mongolia and agreed with his foreign counterparts to co-organize business forum in Ulaanbaatar city.  

At the initiatives of Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar, Ulaanbaatar city is planning to host the second ‘Peacebook’ forum for international youths and young diplomats to strengthen peace and mutual understandings. 

Within the Munich forum, Minister D.Tsogtbaatar presented invitations of the Peacebook-2 forum to Foreign Ministers of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. 

Afterwards, Minister D.Tsogtbaatar met with Director General of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom to talk about the Covid-19 outbreak and preventive measures. 

He then met with Foreign Ministers of Canada, Finland, Germany, Greece and the Netherlands to exchange views on removing Mongolia out of the FATF ‘grey list’ and steps being taken by Mongolia in this regard. 

At the meetings with Foreign Ministers of Poland and Germany, Minister D.Tsogtbaatar also discussed matters on collaboration for fighting transnational crimes, in which Mongolian nationals are involved, and to provide support for efforts and measures by Mongolia’s law enforcement agencies.