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Mongolia|foreign policy|September 13, 2021 / 01:41 PM
Mongolia, South Korea agree to upgrade relations to strategic partnership

AKIPRESS.COM - President of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh held a virtual summit with President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in, Montsame reports.

It marked the first summit between the two countries since U.Khurelsukh was elected as the President of Mongolia in June. It is also the second meeting between the two leaders since U.Khurelsukh visited the Republic of Korea in January 2018 when he was working as the Prime Minister of Mongolia.

The Presidents of the two countries agreed to upgrade bilateral relations to ‘strategic partnership’ during the virtual summit and put out a joint declaration.

Within the joint declaration, the sides agreed to deepen and expand cooperation in five areas: politics and security; economy, trade and investment; education, science and technology, environment and health; culture, tourism and people-to-people exchanges; and regional and international cooperation.

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