Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh paid a courtesy call on President Xi Jinping

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Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh paid a courtesy call on President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping on April 10 in the course of his official visit to the country. The meeting was held on the sidelines of the Boao Forum for Asia.

The Prime Minister congratulated the Chinese President on his re-election and conveyed President Kh.Battulga’s greetings.

The sides expressed mutual commitment to reinforce political trust based on respect of each other’s core interests and to maintain the frequency of high-level visits. The sides agreed to mark the 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations with a grand celebration next year.

While acknowledging wide opportunities to boost bilateral trade and economic cooperation, the sides agreed on several actions to be taken to reach the goal to increase bilateral trade turnover to USD 10 billion by 2020 – intensify cooperation mechanisms, effectively utilize the channel of exchange through the Mongolia-China Expo, reduce non-tariff barriers in trade and accelerate the progress of China-funded projects.

The sides exchanged views on other matters such as regional and trilateral cooperation with Russia. They appreciated positive outlook of the Korean Peninsula and the activation of high-level dialogue between nations in the region, expressing willingness to put efforts into the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.