H.E. Mr. Munkh-Orgil, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mongolia, who is paying an official visit to the United States, met Lt.Gen. H.R. McMaster, National Security Adviser, on June 21, 2017 in the White House.
Minister Ts.Munkh-Orgil expressed his willingness to strengthen the comprehensive partnership with the United States, one of the Mongolia’s important third neighbour, and make concrete steps in expanding bilateral economic and trade cooperation, as well as increasing investment.
Both sides have underlined that the peacekeepers of two nations have been working together to provide the regional, as well as global security, and stability. Mongolia confirmed its continued participation at the “Resolute support” mission in Afghanistan.
Lt. Gen. McMaster highly valued Mongolia’s contribution and efforts towards the peacekeeping operations in Afghanistan and global arena, and expressed gratitude for the decision to continue the participation at the “Resolute support” mission. Moreover, he stressed that while strengthening the friendly relations between Mongolia and the United States, and stimulating the political and defense cooperation, expanding of bilateral trade and investment; and deepening the cultural, educational, as well as people-to-people ties will play an important role in the bilateral relations.
H.E. Mr. Altangerel Bulgaa, Ambassdor of Mongolia to the U.S., H.E. Mrs. Jennifer Zimdahl Galt, US Ambassador to Mongolia, and Mr. Matthew Pottinger, Asian Affairs Senior Director of the National Security Council were presented at the meeting.
At the same day, Minister Ts.Munkh-Orgil met Mr. Jonathan Nash, Acting CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, and exchanged views on current progress of preparations for the conclusion of the Second Compact Agreement between the Government of Mongolia and the MCC.