China-Mongolia relations said to be on fast track www.chinadailyhk.com
The China-Mongolia relationship has embarked on a fast track and taken on an inspiring new look in recent years with concerted efforts from both nations, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday.
He made the remark when exchanging congratulatory messages with his Mongolian counterpart, Khaltmaa Battulga, on the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the countries.
Mongolia is one of the first countries that established diplomatic ties with the People's Republic of China
In the message, Xi said China and Mongolia are friendly neighbors linked by mountains and rivers and Mongolia is one of the first countries that established diplomatic ties with the People's Republic of China.
Over the past seven decades, the two countries have been committed to friendly cooperation, jointly pushed forward the in-depth development of cooperation featuring good-neighborliness and friendship, and brought tangible benefits to the two countries and their people, he said.
The president also said that he highly values developing bilateral relations and stands ready to work with Battulga to achieve greater progress in pushing forward the China-Mongolia comprehensive strategic partnership.
Battulga said the partnership has achieved good development in all areas. It fully serves the interests of the two peoples and has contributed to regional peace and development, he said.
The Mongolian president said he is willing to continue to work with Xi in further consolidating and developing bilateral friendly relations as well as cooperation in all areas.
Premier Li Keqiang and Mongolian Prime Minister Ukhnaa Khurelsukh also exchanged congratulatory messages on Wednesday.