Visit of José Manuel Barroso to Mongolia: joint press conference with Tsakhiagiin Elbergdorj
On 17 November 2013, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, went to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, where he met with Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, President of Mongolia.
On this occasion, they gave a joint press conference on the progress achieved so far in areas as trade, development cooperation, agriculture, research and innovation and political dialogue. Furthermore the leaders exchanged views on regional and global issues. New areas of cooperation were also addressed. The President of the EC reiterated the support of the EU to Mongolia's development through concrete ways to foster cooperation, for instance in the field of education, exchanges and also research and science.
It was the first visit of an EU high representative to the country. 2013 has been an important year in the development of EU/Mongolia relations. PHOTO SHOTLISTLINK