Mongolia and France to Jointly Implement Strategic Projects

2023-05-22 01:23:53

Ulaanbaatar, May 22, 2023 /MONTSAME/. Within the framework of the State Visit of President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron in Mongolia, the Heads of State have briefed the press on the outcomes of the official talks.


Concluding the official talks and discussions fruitful and of high significance in developing and expanding the bilateral relations and cooperation, the Heads of State noted that they had exchanged in-depth views on bilateral relations and cooperation between Mongolia and France, and pressing issues of international relations. While highlighting the talks on upgrading the bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries to a Strategic Partnership, the two Presidents also affirmed their joint efforts for global peace and security.

President of Mongolia Ukhnaa Khurelsukh emphasized that under the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement between Mongolia and the European Union, expanding economic cooperation with and increasing investment from France are two of the main strategic goals of the foreign policy of Mongolia.  

The Heads of State agreed to jointly implement mutually beneficial and strategic projects, which symbolize the relations between the two countries, and further expand the relations in agriculture, green energy, environment, health, disaster management, culture, education, and science sector.

The sides will broaden the cooperation in the field of space studies for peaceful purposes, including communication satellite. The two countries agreed to actively collaborate in launching Mongolian communication satellite.

Within the framework of fulfilling the commitment under Paris Agreement to combat climate change the two sides agreed to cooperate in renewable energy and nuclear energy fields.

The parties also agreed to cooperate by synergizing the “Billion trees” national movement of Mongolia and French initiatives taken during the One Forest Summit.

The French side affirmed its support to organize The 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Ulaanbaatar in 2026.

The parties issued a Joint Declaration within the framework of the State visit of H.E.Mr. Emmanuel Macron, the President of the French Republic to Mongolia at the invitation of H.E. Mr. Ukhnaa Khurelsukh, the President of Mongolia.

The Presidents underscored that the Declaration is of historic significance to bring the relations between the two countries to a new level.          

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