|Wang Yi Meets with Foreign Minister Tsend Munkh-Orgil of Mongolia|
On September 20, 2017 local time, Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Foreign Minister Tsend Munkh-Orgil of Mongolia on the sidelines of his attendance at the UN General Assembly in New York.
Wang Yi expressed that China and Mongolia are friendly neighboring countries connecting by rivers and mountains. China has always treated Mongolia with goodwill and sincerity, and is willing to develop healthy and stable relations with good neighborliness and friendliness with Mongolia. Both countries enjoy high complementation in economic structure and huge cooperative potential. China is pleased to see Mongolia to get on China's economic express train to achieve development and prosperity at an early date. China hopes the Mongolian side to earnestly respect core interests of China, properly handle sensitive issues concerning China, and create a favorable social environment and public foundation for the development of bilateral relations.
Tsend Munkh-Orgil said that whatever happens to the domestic political situation, Mongolia will always take the development of friendly relations with China as its diplomatic priority, and this basic policy does not and will remain unchanged. Mongolia supports the "Belt and Road" initiative proposed by China, and is willing to deepen cooperation with the Chinese side under this framework. Some of the unfriendly voices in Mongolia do not represent the mainstream Mongolian public opinion. Mongolia is ready to properly handle relevant sensitive issues, and create a sound atmosphere for the development of bilateral relations through enhancing people-to-people and cultural exchanges, media cooperation and other methods.