Tokyo, 30 November 2022 (TDI): The President of Mongolia, Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh, and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida adopted the “Special Strategic Partnership for Peace and Prosperity.”

The official talks were held between both leaders for the framework for furthering Mongolia-Japan cooperation.

The two sides established the 10-year Action Program of the “Special Strategic Partnership for Peace and Prosperity” with specific goals. They aim to strengthen cooperation in politics, trade, investment, human-centered development, and mutual citizen exchange.

Moreover, they renewed the Medium-Term Program of the Mongolia-Japan Strategic Partnership, which has served as a roadmap for the two nations’ relations and cooperation.

During the formal discussions, the two sides exchanged opinions on future objectives and prospects and cooperation in both global and regional contexts.

Additionally, the President of Mongolia emphasized his commitment to further strengthening ties and cooperation with Japan. He also thanked the Government of Japan for its ongoing support of Mongolia’s democracy, reforms, and sustainable development.

Fiftieth Anniversary of diplomatic ties

The Mongolian President’s state visit, which coincides with the fiftieth anniversary of the beginning of diplomatic ties, was welcomed by the Japanese Prime Minister.

Furthermore, the parties agreed to strengthen cooperation and human-centered relations based on shared values. These will be based on democracy, freedom, human rights, and a market economy while making efforts to address the problems affecting the global community.

In addition, they both decided to work together to diversify Mongolia’s economy, boost domestic production, provide food security, and enhance the business and legal environments.

In this regard, the parties decided to keep working together to develop human resources and promote youth exchanges.

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The two leaders also reaffirmed their commitment to cooperating in a coordinated manner. This will be within the framework of the UN and other international organizations.

In this context, the Japanese side promised to plant 50,000 trees in Mongolia. Moreover, they will arrange training for 20,000 Mongolian children and youth in environmental, desertification, and disaster prevention.

As a result, this action will support the “One Billion Trees” national movement led by the Mongolian President.