During the working visit to Ulaanbaatar, Mr. Yuriy Kostenko, Ambassador of Ukraine to Mongolia (with residence in Beijing), met with Mr. L.Bold, Minister of Defense of Mongolia, Co-Chairman of Intergovernmental Ukraine-Mongolia commission on trade, economic, scientific and technical cooperation. The issues of preparation for the Fifth session of the Intergovernmental Commission planned to be hold in Mongolian capital this May were in focus at the meeting.
The Sides underlined that the holding of the mentioned session would become not only the important stage in the framework of the preparation for the state visit to Ukraine of the President of Mongolia Mr. Ts. Elbegdorj scheduled for the middle of this year, but also a tangible impetus to the intensification of the whole complex of Ukraine-Mongolia relations. The Mongolian Side took positively the idea to hold on the sidelines of this year’s session a business-forum with the participation of the leading representatives of Ukrainian and Mongolian business circles.
The perspective directions to develop military and technical cooperation between Ukraine and Mongolia were discussed during the meeting with Mr. Ts. Byambajav, the Chief of General Staff of Armed Forces of Mongolia, which took place in the Ministry of Defense of Mongolia.