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Mongolia|politics|February 8, 2024 / 12:34 PM
Germany and Mongolia to cooperate in fields of education and energy

AKIPRESS.COM - President of Mongolia Khurelsukh Ukhnaa and President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier informed the media about the results of the official meeting.

The parties emphasized the importance of the state visit, which takes place within the framework of the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Germany, and announced the signing of a Joint Declaration on strategic partnership to improve the level of relations between the two countries.

The sides discussed the joint implementation of large-scale projects and programs aimed at consolidating the achievements of 50 years of cooperation, further expansion and development of the country, increasing economic benefits and investments.

They also exchanged views on current issues of international relations and expressed readiness to make joint efforts for global peace and sustainable development.

Germany has provided Mongolia with more than 530 million euros in support in the past 30 years.

The parties agreed that financing of 300 billion tugriks until 2025 will make a significant contribution to sustainable economic development, employment, energy transition, climate change mitigation, natural resource conservation and the implementation of the One Billion Trees movement.

Mongolia has sent more than 20,000 peacekeepers to hotspots around the world to protect the peace and security over the past 20 years. Germany has provided support and assistance in this direction.

President Frank-Walter Steinmeier noted that there are 35,000 German-speaking people in a country of 3.5 million people, which is a very high figure, and said that there are thousands of Mongolian students studying in Germany.

"I come to Mongolia for the second time since 2014. I am very pleased that cooperation between the two countries has expanded over the past two years. Negotiations between governments took place in autumn 2023 and areas for cooperation were identified. 78 million euros will be allocated for sustainable economic development, education, energy and climate,' said Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

The sides plan to continue developing strategic partnership, increase the economy, trade and investment, introduce modern advanced methods and technologies in the infrastructure, mining, fuel and energy sectors, develop connections and cooperation in the fields of culture, education, science, and ecology.

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