|Xi Jinping Exchanges Congratulatory Messages with President Khaltmaa Battulga of Mongolia on the 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations Li Keqiang Exchanges Congratulatory Messages with Prime Minister Ukhnaagiin Khürelsükh of Mongolia|
On October 16, 2019, President Xi Jinping exchanged congratulatory messages with President Khaltmaa Battulga of Mongolia on the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.
In his message, Xi Jinping said, China and Mongolia are friendly neighbors linked by mountains and rivers, and Mongolia was among the first to establish diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China. Over the 70 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations, the two countries have firmly upheld the general direction of friendly cooperation and jointly deepened the development of good-neighborly and friendly cooperation, bringing tangible benefits to the two countries and peoples. With the joint efforts of both sides in recent years, China-Mongolia relations have entered a fast lane of development and showed a gratifying new look. I attach great importance to the development of China-Mongolia relations, and I am willing to work with President Khaltmaa Battulga to promote China-Mongolia comprehensive strategic partnership, which stands at a new starting point marked by the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations, to constantly achieve new and greater improvements.
In his congratulatory message, Khaltmaa Battulga said, at this important historical moment of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations, both sides have summarized the achievements of the 70-year exchanges, and made high-level discussion and plans about future cooperation in a long-term direction. The Mongolian side feels happy about this. At present, Mongolia-China comprehensive strategic partnership has achieved good development in various fields, met the interests of the two peoples, and made important contributions to peace and development in the region. I am willing to continue making joint efforts with President Xi Jinping to further consolidate and develop the friendly relations of the two countries as well as cooperation in various fields.
On the same day, Premier Li Keqiang also exchanged congratulatory messages with Mongolian Prime Minister Ukhnaagiin Khürelsükh. In his message, Li Keqiang said, under the new circumstances, the Chinese side is ready to work with the Mongolian side to jointly lead bilateral relations to keep marching forward, so as to bring more benefits to the two countries and peoples. Ukhnaagiin Khürelsükh said in his message that the Mongolian side is willing to constantly enrich the contents of bilateral relations with the Chinese side, strengthen bilateral cooperation in international and regional affairs, and enhance the friendly relations between peoples of the two countries.