China, Mongolia enhance multi-sector cooperation

(VOVworld) - China and Mongolia issued a joint statement on deepening their comprehensive strategic partnership on Wednesday as Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj wrapped up his three-day visit to Beijing.

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President Xi meets with Mongolian president in Beijing (photo:

The joint statement touched on cooperation in politics, defense, counter-crime, economics, trade, investment, people-to-people exchanges, and global and regional affairs. China backs Mongolia's efforts to join the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, APEC, the East Asia cooperation, and the East Asia Summit. The statement vows support for trilateral cooperation among China, Mongolia, and Russia and calls for the completion of the drafting of a program for the China-Mongolia-Russia economic corridor. China also agrees with Elbegdorj's initiative to host a dialogue on Northeast Asian security in Ulan Bator.

Mongolia invited China's leaders to attend the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit in the country next year.