Gov’t chief receives Mongolia Minister of Defence
VGP - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh suggested Viet Nam and Mongolia continue to exchange high-level delegations, bolster political-diplomatic relations, support each other at multilateral forums, step up cooperation in education and training and agriculture.
The Vietnamese Government chief made the suggestion on December 6 at a reception for Mongolian Minister of Defence Saikhanbayar Gursed who is on an official visit and will attend the Viet Nam International Defence Expo 2022.
The two leaders are pleased to witness that the traditional friendship between Viet Nam and Mongolia has been ceaselessly consolidated and enhanced after nearly 70 years since the establishment of diplomatic ties.
Cooperation in the fields of politics, diplomacy, economy, trade, investment, agriculture, and education has been promoted by leaders at all levels and brought back practical results.
Pham took the occasion to urge the Mongolian Defense Minister to continue promoting the relationship between the two ministries of defence and the two armies of the two countries.
In reply, Minister Saikhanbayar said that Mongolia considers Viet Nam a reliable partner; highly appreciates the development of Viet Nam and wishes to upgrade the relationship with Viet Nam.
The same day, Vietnamese Defence Minister General Phan Van Giang held talks with his Mongolian counterpart Brigadier General Saikhanbayar Gursed, during which both sides reviewed the efficiency of defence cooperation over the years and outlined orientations for future cooperation.
Minister Phan thanked the Mongolian Defence delegation for accepting the invitation to attend the Viet Nam International Defense Expo 2022, saying their participation would contribute to the overall success of the expo.
The two ministers held that bilateral relations have developed comprehensively and practically in many fields, especially in economy, trade, education and investment.
In the coming time, they agreed to maintain the exchange of visits, further improve the quality and efficiency of training cooperation, boost cooperation in the fields of military medicine, and share experience in participating in UN peacekeeping operations.
While exchanging views on regional and international issues of mutual concern, the two sides emphasized the importance of maintaining an environment of peace, stability, cooperation and development in the East Sea, not only for coastal but also landlocked countries./.