Mongolian, Chinese presidents hold talks
Mongolian President Khaltmaa Battulga is on a state visit to China and to attend the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.
Mongolian President Khaltmaa Battulga is on a state visit to China and to attend the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. During the official visit, Mongolia’s President held official talks with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping attended the signing ceremony. Two countries’ Foreign Ministers and other relevant officials signed a total of eight documents. Those include the Plan for the celebration of the 70th anniversary of Mongolia-China diplomatic relations, Action Plan between the Governments of the two countries on advancement of the ‘Development Road’ and ‘Belt and Road’ construction, Memorandum of Understanding on the organization of Mongolia-China joint exhibition, MoU on the commencement of renewing the Mid-Term Program to Develop Trade and Economic Cooperation between Mongolia and China, Agreement between the Customs General Administrations of the two countries on mutual recognition of the Management Program for Certified Enterprises, and Exchange of letters on the Ger Area Redevelopment project respectively. It is Mongolia's firm and prior diplomatic policy to develop the long-term, good-neighborly, friendly, mutually-beneficial and cooperative partnership with China, Battulga said. On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations with China, Mongolia is willing to work with China to map out the future direction and objectives of bilateral ties, Battulga said. China and Mongolia should head towards the correct political direction, and make comprehensive plans to promote all-round cooperation as strategic partners of mutual respect and trust, cooperative partners of mutual benefit and reciprocity, friendly partners with frequent exchanges, and partners of mutual assistance at the multilateral level, Chinese president Xi said. The two sides should strengthen political guidance and strategic communication, maintain exchanges at the high level and in all fields, and respect each other's core interests and major concerns, Xi said.