Prime Minister L. Oyun-Erdene Pays Courtesy Call on President Emmanuel Macron

2023-05-22 03:37:25

Ulaanbaatar, May 22, 2023 /MONTSAME/. Prime Minister L. Oyun-Erdene has paid a courtesy call on President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron, who is on the State Visit in Mongolia.

At the outset of the meeting, Prime Minister L. Oyun-Erdene expressed his delight at  meeting Mr. President again in home country after their meeting in Tokyo and London. Mongolia sees France as an important Third Neighbour, while France considers Mongolia a Privileged Partner. In this context, the parties discussed the relations and cooperation between the two countries, and exchanged views on upgrading the relations to a new level by expanding it based on  the common values of democracy, human rights, and freedom, increasing investment  and maintaining mutually beneficial cooperation.

Moreover, briefly presenting the medium and long-term development goals and “New Revival Policy” adopted by the Government of Mongolia, the Prime Minister proposed that it is possible to jointly implement economically beneficial projects and programs by combining Mongolian rich resources of raw materials with French know-how, advanced technology, and investment. 

The Prime Minister expressed  his gratitude to the leaders attended the G7 Summit for having exchanged views on numerous crucial issues including peaceful coexistence in pursuit of the Charter of the United Nations, reinforcing democracy, and accelerating economic recovery. PM L.Oyun-Erdene asked the French President to put forward a proposal to specifically consider the development of landlocked developing countries at this high-level forum, as power supply, export, and investment issues of those countries are different from other countries.

For his side, President Emmanuel Macron expressed his confidence that the Visit, which is marking the first-ever Presidential visit of France to Mongolia since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1965, will advance the level of the bilateral relations between Mongolia and France. Moreover, the President reaffirmed his commitment  to the successful implementation of projects, which became symbols of  the relations between the two countries.

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