President of Mongolia and President of Vietnam hold talks
President of Mongolia Khurelsukh Ukhnaa and President of Vietnam Vo Van Thuong held official negotiations on November 2 or today.
President of Mongolia Khurelsukh Ukhnaa and President of Vietnam Vo Van Thuong held official negotiations on November 2 or today. The parties discussed Mongolian-Vietnamese relations, including cooperation in the fields of politics, defense, transport, logistics, agriculture, education, culture, tourism, as well as international and regional cooperation. The President of Mongolia expressed a desire to enrich cooperation with real economic content. President of Vietnam Vo Van Thuong said he was pleased with the expansion and strengthening of traditional friendly relations and cooperation between the two countries. The parties agreed to celebrate the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Vietnam, jointly organize cultural events, and cooperate in promoting friendly relations between the two countries to the level of comprehensive strategic partnership. In order to enhance beneficial trade and economic cooperation between the two countries, the sides agreed to work together to expand air connectivity between Mongolia and Vietnam, develop combined passenger and cargo transport through direct flights, encourage cooperation in the tourism industry and increase the exchange of citizens. In addition, the parties emphasized the great opportunities for cooperation in the fields of mining, energy, railway and maritime transport, and opportunities to export coking, thermal coal and other mining products from Mongolia to Vietnam. They also decided to work on finding opportunities for mutual supplies of agricultural products, such as hides and skins. The heads of states emphasized that they actively cooperate within the framework of the UN, ASEAN and other international organizations, and confirmed that Vietnam will continue to support Mongolia's aspiration to join the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation. The parties published a joint statement and signed a document on cooperation aimed at strengthening the legal framework of relations between the two countries.