ULAANBAATAR (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 18th October, 2018) Russia is committed to enhancing its defense industry cooperation with Mongolia, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Thursday.
"We appreciate that Mongolia considers the development of cooperation with Russia as one of the most important external policy objectives.
We reaffirm our committeemen to effectively support the existing potential for deepening military and defense industry cooperation," Shoigu said during his talks with Mongolian Defense Minister Nyamaagiin Enkhbold.
Shoigu expressed gratitude to Mongolia for its active participation in military conferences, forums and drills organized by Russia in 2018, and praised the fact that the agreements reached by the two countries were being implemented.
During his talks with Shoigu in April, Enkhbold said that Russia and Mongolia were preparing their third defense industry cooperation program for 2019-2024.
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