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Xi Jinping Meets with Mongolian Prime Minister Luvsannamsrai Oyun-Erdene

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On the afternoon of June 27, 2023, President Xi Jinping met at the Great Hall of the People with Mongolian Prime Minister Luvsannamsrai Oyun-Erdene who is on an official visit to China.

Xi Jinping pointed out that China and Mongolia are neighboring countries linked by the same mountains and rivers. It is a strategic choice made by both sides to develop a long-term, good-neighborly and friendly relationship, and it fully conforms to the fundamental interests of the two peoples. China attaches great importance to the development of China-Mongolia relations, and it is a partner that Mongolia can trust and rely on. China is ready to work with Mongolia to follow the vision of building a China-Mongolia community with a shared future, continuously deepen the friendship, mutual trust, and cooperation between the two countries, elevate the China-Mongolia comprehensive strategic partnership to a higher level, and inject more stability and certainty into the region.

Xi Jinping stressed that China and Mongolia should always stay committed to respecting each other's national independence, sovereignty, and territorial integrity, respecting the development paths independently chosen by the two peoples, and firmly supporting each other on issues involving their respective core interests and major concerns. Noting that China is advancing the rejuvenation of the Chinese nation on all fronts through a Chinese path to modernization while Mongolia is committed to national reform and economic and social development, Xi Jinping said that the two sides can continue to seek greater synergy between their development strategies and join hands to advance modernization. China will continue to carry out cooperation with Mongolia in line with the principle of amity, sincerity, mutual benefit and inclusiveness, strengthen connectivity between the two countries, advance the construction of the China-Mongolia-Russia Economic Corridor, and promote high-quality Belt and Road cooperation. China works actively to advance global environmental governance, stands ready to cooperate with Mongolia in the prevention and control of desertification, and will continue to support Mongolia's plan to plant one billion trees. China is ready to work with Mongolia to strengthen inter-party interactions, and enhance exchanges in state governance.

Xi Jinping pointed out that China and Mongolia, both developing countries, share broad common interests and similar positions and propositions in international and regional affairs, and China supports Mongolia in playing an active role in regional and international affairs. China hopes that both sides will uphold the vision of a human community with a shared future, firmly defend multilateralism, and jointly foster a new type of international relations featuring mutual respect, fairness, justice and win-win cooperation.

Oyun-Erdene said that connected by mountains and rivers, Mongolia and China have enjoyed close people-to-people ties and are a community with a shared future. Mongolia will never forget that during the COVID-19 pandemic, Beijing successfully hosted the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, sending a positive message of solidarity and cooperation and giving a strong boost to the confidence of the international community. Mongolia will also never forget the valuable assistance provided by China. China has scored remarkable achievements in its development, demonstrating its leadership in the world. He expressed confidence that under the leadership of President Xi Jinping, China will definitely realize Chinese modernization. Mongolia is ready to work with China to build Mongolia-China relations into a role model of state-to-state relations. Mongolia stays committed to the one-China principle, supports China's position on issues related to Taiwan, Xizang, and Xinjiang, among others, and supports the Global Development Initiative, the Global Security Initiative, and the Global Civilization Initiative proposed by President Xi Jinping. Oyun-Erdene noted that Mongolia is ready to work closely with China to continue respecting and supporting each other's choice of development paths, promote high-quality Belt and Road cooperation, strengthen inter-party and youth exchanges, advance connectivity projects such as cross-border railways and port connectivity between the two countries, and deepen cooperation in economy and trade, investment, energy, green development, anti-corruption, and other areas.

Wang Yi attended the meeting.