Foreign Minister holds telephone conversation with her Chinese counterpart

2021-02-25 13:21:48

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia B.Battsetseg held a telephone conversation yesterday with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China Wang Yi. Minister Wang Yi congratulated Minister B.Battsetseg on her appointment and wished a success on her future endeavors.

The sides expressed satisfaction with the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries which is actively developing even in the difficult situation of COVID-19 pandemic, while underscoring their commitment to work closely to further enhance bilateral cooperation.

The sides agreed that high-level reciprocal visits and meetings of cooperation mechanisms should be held in an appropriate manner taking into consideration the pandemic situation.

The Ministers also agreed to continue to pay special attention to the prevention of the spread of the pandemic, to enhance bilateral coordination and information exchange to promote trade and advance the implementation of mega projects with an aim to intensify trade and economic cooperation.

Minister B.Battsetseg expressed gratitude towards the Government of China for providing 300 thousand doses of COVID-19 vaccine to support Mongolia’s effort to combat the pandemic.

Moreover, the sides exchanged views on trilateral cooperation projects between Mongolia, China and Russia, as well as issues of mutual interest in regional and international relations.

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