TS.ELBEGDORJ TO DELIVER SPEECH AT EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The leader of Mongolia Mr Ts.Elbegdorj will pay an official working visit to France during which he will deliver a speech at a plenary sittings of the European parliament (EP) to be held June 8-11 in Strasbourg city.

Mr Elbegdorj has been invited by Mr Martin Schulz, the EP President, on occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Mongolian democracy. During the speech, expected at 12.00 pm by local time on June 9, the Mongolian President will introduce to the European Union (EU) a present situation of Mongolia’s democracy and Mongolian contribution to delivering democracy in its region, and will highlight a key point of taking support from the EU.

In addition, he intends to resolve matters such as an intensification of the Mongolia-EU relations and cooperation, opening the EU’s Embassy in Ulaanbaatar for example, a putting of the bilateral Partnership and Cooperation Agreement into force in near future, and an elimination of Mongolia from the list of non-market economy countries.

Mr Elbegdorj will also meet with Mr Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the European Commission, and with Mr Martin Schulz, the EP President, to share views on the bilateral relations and cooperation.

B.Khuder