Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets Her Uzbek Counterpart

2023-03-10 10:07:18

Ulaanbaatar, March 10, 2023 /MONTSAME/. Minister of Foreign Affairs Ms. Battsetseg paid an Official Visit to the Republic of Uzbekistan at the invitation of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Mr. Baxtiyor Saidov between March 8-9.


On March 8, Minister of Foreign Affairs Ms. Battsetseg held official talks with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Mr. Baxtiyor Saidov.


In a warm and friendly atmosphere, the two Ministries concluded the present stage of the relations and cooperation between our two countries and exchanged views on advancing the two countries’ cooperation in trade, economy, transportation, logistics, agriculture, culture, tourism, and education and joint commitments in the international and regional arena.


Noting the stable relations between our two countries for the last 30 years, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia Ms. Battsetseg expressed her intention to develop relations with Uzbekistan with economic content and intensify the cooperation as landlocked and developing countries.

Within the framework of the economic diversification policy of Mongolia, the sides agreed to cooperate in exchanging goods between the two countries, establishing greenhouse farms in Mongolia and intensifying the cooperation in the veterinary and quarantine sector. Moreover, the sides highlighted the need to effectively implement the mutual visa exemption agreement which was signed in June 2022.

Also, within the framework of the goal of activating Mongolia's foreign policy towards Central Asia, the Ministries discussed in detail the specific conditions for establishing a diplomatic mission in the Republic of Uzbekistan in Tashkent this year and opening an embassy.

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