At the meeting, the two sides affirmed that they always treasure and want to further develop cooperation ties in fields that match each country’s conditions and interests, contributing to maintaining peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world.

At the event (Photo: VNA)

The Vietnamese deputy foreign minister suggested the two sides continue maintaining the exchange of delegations and meetings at all levels, and paying attention to bolstering ties via Party and parliamentary channels as well as people-to-people exchanges.

In turn, Mongolian Deputy Foreign Minister Batsumber Munkhjin held that Mongolia considers Vietnam a major partner in Southeast Asia.

He vowed to jointly hold celebrations for the 70th anniversary of diplomatic ties in 2024, further improve the efficiency of defense-security ties and create favorable conditions for representative agencies in Vietnam and Mongolia.

They promised to actively and effectively realize agreements reached at the 18th meeting of the Vietnam-Mongolia Inter-Governmental Committee for Commercial, Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation held in September 2022, continued to closely cooperate to lift two-way trade turnover in the time to come and enhance exchanges in education and culture between the two countries.

Regarding international and global issues, both sides shared the view that disputes in the East Sea (South China Sea) must be settled by peaceful measures via dialogues and on the basis of international law, including the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) 1982.

Vietnam agreed to help Mongolia strengthen cooperation with ASEAN, APEC and other cooperation mechanisms and frameworks.

Translated by Chung Anh