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Xi Jinping Meets with President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj of Mongolia
2016/06/23

On June 23, 2016 local time, President Xi Jinping met with President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj of Mongolia in Tashkent.

Xi Jinping pointed out that at present, China-Mongolia relations enjoy a sound momentum of development with close exchanges and continuously deepening practical cooperation between the two countries. The two sides should work together to accelerate the implementation of each important consensus reached, enrich the connotation of comprehensive strategic partnership between China and Mongolia, and promote bilateral relations to a new and higher level. The two countries should strengthen exchanges at all levels, consolidate the foundation of mutual trust, and understand and support each other on issues concerning respective core interests and major concerns. Both countries should accelerate the strategic docking between the Silk Road Economic Belt and the Prairie Road initiative, expand practical cooperation, and strive to reach the goal of 10 billion USD in bilateral trade volume by 2020. Both sides should drive major cooperative projects between the two countries for substantial progress and strengthen cooperation in transit transport and other fields. China is willing to work with Mongolia to enhance cooperation within multilateral mechanisms such as the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and stands ready to promote China-Mongolia-Russia cooperation with Mongolia and Russia, and support Mongolia to hold the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting next month.

Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj expressed that Mongolia is glad to see the flourishing development of Mongolia-China comprehensive strategic partnership and appreciates China's long-standing assistance to the social and economic development of Mongolia. Mongolia is willing to strengthen exchanges and cooperation with China in all areas and expand cooperation in the construction of border ports, transit transport and other areas.

Wang Huning, Li Zhanshu, Yang Jiechi and others attended the meeting

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