UN Secretary-General sends letter to Mongolian President

2022-08-04 15:04:57

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Mongolia's accession to the United Nations, at the invitation of the President of Mongolia, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will pay an official visit to Mongolia from 8 to 11 August.


In connection with this visit, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sent a letter to President of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh.


In the letter, the Secretary-General expressed his gratitude to Mongolia for its active participation and contribution to the work of the United Nations. He stressed that he welcomed the initiatives put forward by the President of Mongolia in his speech at the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, and said that he would continue to discuss these proposals and initiatives during the visit. He also highlighted the fact that Mongolia has shown leadership in the international arena on the issue of landlocked developing countries and established the International Think Tank for Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs).


During the visit, Mongolia's participation in UN peacekeeping operations, SDGs, combating climate change, ensuring peace and security in the region and many other important issues will be discussed.


The Secretary-General's visit is also coinciding with the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Mongolia's declaration of nuclear-weapon-free status and the 20th anniversary of Mongolia's participation in peacekeeping operations.

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