Political consultation held between Foreign Ministries of Mongolia and Switzerland

2019-11-12 12:43:14

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The fifth political consultative meeting between Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia and the Swiss Confederation took place in Bern, Switzerland on November 11.

The meeting was co-chaired by State Secretary of the Mongolian Foreign Ministry D.Davaasuren and Head of the Asia-Pacific Division of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Raphael Nägeli.

The sides thoroughly exchanged views on expanding Mongolia-Switzerland relations and cooperation in political, economic, investment, agricultural, environmental, educational and cultural spheres and on the issues regarding both development cooperation and multilateral cooperation. They also emphasized the importance of cooperating within the frameworks of Ulaanbaatar Dialogue and Zermatt Roundtable, the two countries’ initiatives for regional, especially Northeast Asian, security.

Following the consultative meeting, State Secretary D.Davaasuren held a meeting with his Swiss counterpart Pascale Baeriswyl, discussing bilateral relations and cooperation.

Incidentally, this year marks the 55th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.