Minister of Foreign Affairs Pays Courtesy Call on Vice President of Turkey

2023-03-16 11:28:11

Ulaanbaatar, March 16, 2023 /MONTSAME/. Within the framework of the Official Visit, Minister of Foreign Affairs Ms. Battsetseg paid a courtesy call on Vice President of Turkey Mr. Fuat Oktay. 


At the beginning of the meeting, while handing over the message from President of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh to President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the Minister Ms. Battsetseg said, “I would like to offer my deepest condolence again over the tragic loss and injuries caused by the devastating earthquake in the southeastern provinces of the Republic of Turkey and reaffirm that we, Mongolians, stand in full solidarity with the people of Turkey.” 


For his side, Vice President of Turkey Mr. Fuat Oktay expressed his gratitude to the people and the Government of Mongolia for their immediate help during the difficult time of the disaster, mentioning that Mongolia was one of the first countries that provided humanitarian aid. 


During the meeting, while expressing satisfaction with the expansion of the relations and cooperation between the countries in all sectors, the sides agreed to advance the relations between our two countries from the current comprehensive partnership to the ‘strategic partnership’, continue the mutual high-level visits and jointly implement development projects in line with the medium and long term development policies of the countries. 


In particular, Vice President Mr. Fuat Oktay highlighted the special attention that the Turkish side has been attaching to the trade and investment ties between the countries, and reaffirmed the intention to support the relations in sectors, such as infrastructure, energy, tourism, history, and culture at the state policy level.   

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