Russian Deputy PM A.L.Overchuk pays courtesy call on Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene

2021-10-25 13:16:50

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On October 22, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation A.L. Overchuk paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister of Mongolia L.Oyun-Erdene in the framework of his visit.

Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene thanked the Russian Deputy PM for his visit on the threshold of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Russia.

In turn, Russian Deputy PM A.L.Overchuk noted how the peoples of the two countries have had a close relationship and overcome various challenges throughout the years, and expressed that the active support provided from the side of Mongolia during the difficult years of World War II will never be forgotten by the Russian people.


The sides agreed that matters involving loans and properties that have been awaiting resolution for many long years should be resolved on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of diplomatic relations which will be marked on November 5, and start a new century of economic cooperation between the two countries. They also exchanged views on organizing mutual high-level visits and virtual meetings, and highlighted the possibility of discussing some large-scale projects and programs that could be implemented. 


At the end of the meeting, the two sides noted the large potential to develop economic cooperation between the two countries as well as between Mongolia and the Eurasian Economic Union, and agreed on cooperating in matters such as digital governance, improving the infrastructure of border checkpoints, developing free economic zones, easing customs checks, and creating correlation between standards.

They also expressed their confidence that the joint studies being carried out on establishing a Free Trade Agreement between Mongolia and the Eurasian Economic Union will be completed in the near future.