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PM meets Mongolia President in Ulan Bator

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (L) met with Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj on July 13 (Photo: VNA)
Ulan Bator (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a meeting with Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj on July 13 in Mongolia’s capital of Ulan Bator, during which the host affirmed that Mongolia always attaches much importance to developing ties with Vietnam.

Mongolia highly values Vietnam’s position and role in the region, said the President, who held that Vietnam’s success in its national construction and development has enhanced the country’s prestige in the world arena.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded Mongolia’s economic achievements over the past years, declaring that Vietnam sees Mongolia as an important partner in the region.

He expressed hope that the traditional ties between the two countries will grow effectively in the future, meeting the expectations of their people and contributing to the maintenance of peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world.

The Government leader said he believes Mongolia will successfully organise the upcoming 11th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit.

Reviewing recent progress in bilateral relations recently, both sides vowed to further boost their cooperation in all fields.

The two leaders agreed to maintain high-level exchanges as well as boost coordination between ministries, sectors and localities, especially in the organisation of the 16th meeting of the Vietnam-Mongolia Inter-Governmental Committee on economy, trade, science and technology in September this year.

They concurred that ministries and sectors of both sides should work harder together to seek measures to bolster bilateral trade. Vietnam will import quarantined processed meat from Mongolia , while Mongolia will buy Vietnam ’s agriculture and electronic products.

The leaders also pledged to create a favourable environment for businesses of both sides to increase their partnerships, while strengthening people-to-people contacts, especially among the youth, and so introducing each other’s traditional culture and fostering bilateral ties.

The two sides also discussed the regional and world situation as well as matters of shared concern, including the East Sea issue. They agreed to cooperate with and support each other at international and regional forums.-VNA
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