President of Mongolia Meets President of the Republic of CubaPolitics
Havana, September 15, 2023 /MONTSAME/. The President of Mongolia Khurelsukh
Ukhnaa and the President of the Republic of Cuba Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel y
Bermúdez have held a meeting.
President Khurelsukh Ukhnaa, who arrived in Cuba for participating in the Summit on Science, Technology, and Innovation of the Group of 77 in Havana, congratulated Cuba for chairing the Group of 77 in 2023 and hosting the Summit.
President Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel y Bermúdez noted that the
Government of Cuba decided to increase further the scholarship, granted to
Mongolian youth for many years.
The Heads of State of the two countries discussed the expansion of relations and cooperation, including the development of cooperation in the fields of health, biotechnology, culture, education, agriculture, production of biological and natural products, and sports, increasing student exchange, and other matters of mutual interest.
The President of the Republic of Cuba Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel y Bermúdez accepted the invitation of the President of Mongolia Khurelsukh Ukhnaa to visit Mongolia at his convenience and expressed his intention to visit in 2024.
Mongolia and the Republic of Cuba established diplomatic relations on December 7, 1960. The countries have traditional and friendly relations. From the Mongolian side, high-level representatives of the party and government led by Tsedenbal Yumjaa visited Cuba in 1972, while from the Cuban side, then Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces, Army General Raul Castro Ruz visited Mongolia in 1970.