Foreign Minister meets Vietnamese Deputy Minister of TradePolitics
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg on August 2 received Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Tran Quoc Khanh.
At the meeting, Foreign Minister B.Battsetseg exchanged views on issues of relations and cooperation between the two countries, and noted that the traditional friendly relations and cooperation established with Vietnam take an important place in Mongolia's foreign policy. While noting that Mongolia strives to activate political dialogue with Vietnam at all levels and to expand and strengthen the scope of cooperation, Foreign Minister B.Battsetseg expressed satisfaction with the stable progress of political relations between the two countries.
Moreover, the Foreign Minister expressed confidence that the working visit of the Deputy Minister Tran Quoc Khanh would be important for the deepening of relations and cooperation between Mongolia and Vietnam, especially for increasing trade and investments.
The import from Vietnam accounts for the majority of the Mongolia-Vietnam trade turnover. In this regard, the Foreign Minister put forth a proposal to increase the export of Mongolian mining products, as well as agricultural products such as thermally processed and frozen meat and meat products.
Deputy Minister Tran Quoc Khanh is paying a working visit to Mongolia on August 2-5.