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Mongolia, Russia to boost cooperation in environmental protection
15:32, 29 November 2016, 2481

AKIPRESS.COM - The 6th meeting of the Mongolia-Russia joint committee on cooperation in environmental protection took place in Moscow.

The Mongolian side was led by state secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism Ts.Tsengel and Ambassador of Mongolia B.Delgermaa, while the Russian side – by Deputy Director of Russian Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resource Usage Amirkhan Amirkhanov.

The sides discussed conservation and protection of migratory species inhabiting the transboundary areas, cooperation in forestry and development of specially protected areas system, as well as implementation of projects reflected in the Program on Establishing Economic Corridor between Mongolia, Russia and China.

The results of researches on the environmental impacts on the Baikal Lake ecosystem of certain hydropower plant projects, planned to be implemented in Mongolia, were considered. The sides then agreed to sum up positions and researches of scholars from both countries while emphasizing an importance of information sharing.

The commission underlined achievements reached in implementation of the agreement on prevention from forest fires between the government of Mongolia and the government of Russia, and concerted on the necessity to focus on allowing smooth crossing the state borders for emergency workers, fighting the crossborder forest fires. The sides agreed on renewing the 1995 cooperation agreement on forestry.

Also, the commission decided to sign an intergovernmental agreement on establishing a specially protected crossborder areas of Khuvsgul-Tunkhen and Siilkhem, and to organize a workshop meeting of researchers and specialists on monitoring and control of the transboundary migratory animals, in specific, wild mountain sheep (argali) and snow leopards.

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