Foreign Minister speaks with United States Secretary of State

2021-04-20 15:02:21

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ H.E. Mrs. B. Battsetseg, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mongolia, had a telephone conversation with H.E. Mr. Antony Blinken, United States Secretary of State, on April 20, 2021.

The two sides have expressed their shared views on the active expansion and development of the Mongolia-American relations and cooperation within the framework of the Strategic Partnership and reaffirmed their commitment to further deepen and strengthen the ties.

Minister B. Battsetseg expressed content over the bilateral cooperation between the countries, as well as appreciation and gratitude for United States’ continued support to the partnership. The Foreign Minister also informed of the recent entry into force of the MCC Second compact.

Recalling the accompanying of the then Vice President J. Biden on his visit to Mongolia 10 years ago, Secretary A. Blinken expressed his commitment to strengthening bilateral as well as multilateral cooperation with Mongolia and commended Mongolia’s efforts towards ensuring peace, security, and development.

The Foreign Minister and the State Secretary exchanged views on the current conditions and cooperation during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs