Mongolia and the People’s Republic of China Thursday held the 3rd meeting of the Strategic Talks between their Ministries of Foreign Affairs, in Ulaanbaatar.
Co-chaired by D.Davaasuren, the State Secretary of the Mongolian Foreign Ministry; and Kong Xuanyou, the Assistant Foreign Minister of China, the meeting considered the bilateral relations and cooperation issues.
The parties noted the Mongolia-China comprehensive strategic partnership relations have been intensively developing recent years, and expressed their willingness to boost the friendly ties and win-win cooperation. They underlined an importance of strengthening the political mutual trust.
Regarding the bilateral trade and economic cooperation, the sides concurred to realize works agreed during high-level cooperation. The Foreign Ministries agreed to collaborate in a project on the Tavantolgoi and Shivee-Ovoo railways and construction of apartments in place of ger areas and in exporting deeply-processed mining products to China.
The Mongolian side emphasized non-refundable aid and soft-loans from the China’s government have contributed to the Mongolian socio-economic development, and expressed its aspiration to accelerate implementation of projects with the loans and assistance.
The countries will focus attention to launching actions of the Humanitarian Council established last May and boosting the cooperation in the culture, education, health and tourism spheres through a specific plan, so the parties agreed to hold the Council’s 1st meeting in fourth quarter of this year. At the meeting, the parties exchanged views on the international and regional cooperation as well. Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/