FM Ts.Munkh-Orgil discusses inter-parliamentary cooperation with US Congress members

2017-06-14 16:02:44
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On the sidelines of his visit to the US, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia Ts.Munkh-Orgil held meetings with members of the United States Congress to discuss bilateral ties and cooperation, especially, between the legislative bodies.

While underlining that inter-parliamentary interactions have been making great contributions to Mongolia-US relations, the Foreign Minister extended thanks to the US Congress for passing a number of resolutions in support of Mongolia.

During the meeting with Mr Peter J.Roskam, Chairman of the House Democracy Partnership, FM Ts.Munkh-Orgil highlighted that the Democracy Partnership and the Open Earth programs have been a huge help for Mongolian lawmakers to visit USA to learn practices.

Afterwards, FM Ts.Munkh-Orgil met with congresswoman Dina Titus and congressman Don Young, co-chairs of the Mongolia group in the US Congress and expressed his satisfaction with the continuation of the functions of such a group in American legislature, while noting that it had been a big factor in strengthening cooperation and understanding between the two legislatures.

The Mongolian Foreign Minister expressed interest to deepen cooperation with the US, particularly in economic sphere, through increasing the US investment to Mongolia. The US side also expressed they are willing to mobilize the initiatives from Mongolian side. 
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs