Deputy Prime Minister meets Australian Foreign MinisterPolitics
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia
S.Amarsaikhan met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Australia Penny Wong and
exchanged views on bilateral and multilateral cooperation.
Emphasizing the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Australia which is being marked these days, Deputy Prime Minister S.Amarsaikhan expressed satisfaction with the successful development of friendly relations between the two countries in many areas, including education, mining, agriculture, and energy. He also stressed the Government of Mongolia’s commitment to promoting cooperation between the parties on a wider scale on a mutually beneficial basis and bringing bilateral relations to a new level within the framework of the ‘New Revival Policy’.
For her part, Foreign Minister Penny Wong expressed gratitude for the working visit of the Deputy Prime Minister on the days of the historic anniversary and the latter's commitment to the development of bilateral relations. She also noted that the Oyu Tolgoi project, implemented by the Rio Tinto company with the Government of Mongolia, is of great importance for expanding trade, economic, and investment cooperation between the two countries.