Mongolia-DPRK cooperation expands
Minister of Foreign Affairs Tsogtbaatar concluded an official visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea at the invitation of North Korean Foreign Affairs Minister Ri Yong-ho.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Tsogtbaatar concluded an official visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea at the invitation of North Korean Foreign Affairs Minister Ri Yong-ho. The Minister paid a courtesy call on Kim Yong-Nam, the President of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly, and held an official meeting with Ri Su-Yong, vice chairman for International Relations at Politburo of the Workers’ Party and member of the State Affairs Commission. During the official meetings and talks, the sides emphasized the successful development of Mongolia-DPRK traditional friendly relations and cooperation and agreed to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations, which occurs this year, in respective countries. Within the anniversary celebrations, the sides agreed to organize a scientific conference, photo exhibition, and cultural events. Moreover, they expressed commitment to promoting Mongolia and Korea studies including training specialists and researchers and supporting Mongolian and Korean language training. North Korea expressed its support for Mongolia’s initiative ‘Ulaanbaatar Dialogue’ which aims at ensuring regional peace and security. In the scope of the visit, a Memorandum of Mutual Understanding was signed by authorities of the National Emergency Management Agency of Mongolia and State Committee for Emergency and Disaster Management of the DPRK.