Mongolia, Belarus express interest to strengthen political tiesPolitics
Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. Minister of Foreign Affairs
B.Battsetseg held a meeting with her counterpart of Belarus Vladimir Makei, on
the sidelines of the 6th meeting of Foreign Ministers of CICA.
At the meeting, Minister B.Battsetseg said that the Government of Mongolia is paying attention to expanding Mongolia - Belarus relations. Mongolia’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Belarus has recently presented his Letter of Credence to the President of Belarus, added the Minister.
Expressing his satisfaction with the opening of the Embassy of Mongolia in Belarus, Minister V.Makei noted that there is an opportunity to further expand bilateral trade and economic cooperation aside from cooperating in the educational sector and involving Mongolian students in scholarship programs.
The two sides expressed their interests in strengthening political relations, increasing frequency of high-level visits and bolstering cooperation in agriculture and transport.
During the meeting, they reaffirmed that the sides would continue focusing on agricultural and road transport projects being implemented in accordance with the General Export Loan Agreement between the Governments of Mongolia and Belarus.
Mongolia and the Republic of Belarus established diplomatic relations on January 24, 1992. The Ministers also exchanged views on the events to be organized for the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations in 2022.