Meeting of Ambassadors from EU Countries HeldPolitics
Ulaanbaatar, May 19, 2023/MONTSAME/. A meeting of the resident and non-resident ambassadors from the European Union member states to Mongolia was held on May 16-17.
This meeting is significant in facilitating the exchange of views on cooperation between Mongolia and the European Union and clarifying further cooperation directions.
The meeting has been organized since 2009, however, due to the pandemic, it has been interrupted for the last four years. Attendees of the meeting included resident ambassadors in Mongolia, as well as ambassadors with residences in Beijing and Seoul of the European Union and its member states.
On May 16, ambassadors met Minister of Education and Science L. Enkh-Amgalan, Vice Minister of Justice and Home Affairs B. Solongoo, Vice Minister of Environment and Tourism M. Ganbaatar, and Vice Minister of Road and Transport Development L. Khaltar.
During the meeting, ambassadors and line ministers discussed the current situation of the relations between Mongolia and the European Union and its member states in the fields of education, environment, legal, and transport logistics and exchanged views on further expanding the cooperation under the goals set in the Government’s long and mid-term development policy.
As part of the meeting, Chairman of the State Great Khural G. Zandanshatar received ambassadors and exchanged views on the cooperation fostered between the legislative bodies of Mongolia and the European Union and its member states on the following day, May 17.
Highlighting the fact that the European Union and its member states are our third neighbors with shared values of human rights, freedom, and democracy, the Chair of the State Great Khural pledged to pay close attention to creating a favorable legal environment to expand multilateral cooperation in business and trade sector based on regional characteristics and internal capabilities.
Next year will mark the 35th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the European Union.