Telephone conversation held with Indo-Pacific Assistant Defense Secretary

2022-01-28 12:57:01

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Deputy Minister of Defense B.Bayarmagnai has held a telephone conversation with the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Ely Ratner on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the U.S.

During their conversation, the sides exchanged greetings and shared views on the achievements of the two countries in the field of defense and future relations. Expressing his satisfaction with the development of Mongolia-U.S. defense relations, Mr. Ely Ratner underlined that Mongolia has been a reliable and trustful partner for the past 18 years. Moreover, he voiced that the U.S. will continue to support Mongolia’s contribution to international peacekeeping, while underscoring President Biden’s support in this direction.