Minister of Defense visits Turkey


Minister of Defense, MP, and Mongolian Chairman of the Mongolian-Turkish Intergovernmental Joint Commission D.Bat-Erdene and Mongolian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Turkey B.Batkhishig attended the inauguration of newly elected Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Following the ceremony, Minister D.Bat-Erdene met President Erdogan to congratulate him.
On Thursday, D.Bat-Erdene met Turkish Deputy Prime Minister and Turkish Chairman of the Mongolian-Turkish Intergovernmental Joint Commission Bulent Arinc and talked about the expansion of bilateral trade and economic relations, reviewed protocol implementation of programs established at the seventh commission conference held in Ankara, and exchanged views on future projects.
Minister D.Bat-Erdene mentioned the use of a 300 million USD loan issued by the Turkish Government, Turkish investment and the introduction of technology for animal skin and hide processing, cooperation in renewable energy and tourism, requesting support for the implementation of those issues.
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister B.Arinc thanked Minister of Defense D.Bat-Erdene and the Mongolian Government for sending delegates to the inauguration. He stressed that the sides need to intensify projects on bilateral trade and economic cooperation. The Deputy Prime Minister underlined that the sides should promote cooperation between Mongolian and Turkish entrepreneurs, addressed their mutual obligations and accountability, and suggested the organization of a meeting between the nations’ Ministries of Economic Development. This meeting took place in the presence of Mongolian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Turkey B.Batkhishig and Mongolian General Consul to Istanbul E.Munkh-Ochir.
Over 90 heads of government and parliament, foreign ministers and state ministers attended the inauguration. During the ceremony, Minister of Defense D.Bat-Erdene greeted and briefly conversed with Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Qatar’s Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Russian Chairman of the State Duma Sergey Naryshkin, Kyrgyzstan’s Speaker of Parliament Asilbek Jeenbekov, Turkish Speaker of the State Parliament Cemil Cicek, Belarusian PM Mikhail Myasnikovich, Tajikistan’s PM Kokhir Rasulzoda, newly elected Turkish PM A.Davutoglu, Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-Se, Uzbekistan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulaziz Kamilov, Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif, South Sudan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Benjamin, Executive Director of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia Gong Jianwei.
Minister of Defense D.Bat-Erdene also met his Turkish counterpart, İsmet Yılmaz, and discussed his upcoming September visit to Mongolia.

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