Willingness expressed to upgrade Mongolia-France relations to ‘comprehensive partnership’Politics
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On
September 13, Member of the State Great Hural and chair of Mongolia-France
parliamentary group in the State Great Hural J.Chinburen received
representatives led by chair of the French-Mongolian friendship group in the
Senate of France Philippe Mouiller.
At the beginning of the meeting, MP J.Chinburen briefed that Mongolia-France parliamentary group consists of four MPs. Highlighting that Mongolia-France relations have been developing for 55 years at the level of “Friendly relations and cooperation”, MP J.Chinburen expressed his willingness to upgrade bilateral relations to ‘Comprehensive partnership’. Moreover, he emphasized that the role of parliamentary groups of the two countries is of utmost importance to elevate the bilateral relations.
Chair of the French-Mongolian friendship group in the Senate of France Philippe Mouiller expressed his delight with paying an official visit to Mongolia, and noted that he has been elected as the chair of the group for the first time. He expressed his hope that the cooperation between the parliaments would become more concrete and effective as a result of the visit.
Expressing the commitments of the members of the friendship group to expand cooperation, he said that the Senate stands ready to support bilateral cooperation in the fields of education, health and economy.
At the meeting were Vice President of the French Senate, Member of the Senate’s Committee on Culture, Education and Communications, vice chair of the French Mongolian friendship group Nathalie Delattre, Member of the French Senate, Vice Chairman of the French-Mongolian friendship group Pascal Martin, Member of the French Senate Marie-Pierre Riche and Secretary of the French-Mongolian friendship group Xavier Verne.