Putin agreed with the head of Mongolia about the detailed talks on the sidelines of the WEF

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Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed with the President of Mongolia Khaltmagiin Battulga to hold detailed talks on the sidelines of the WEF.

During a working meeting today with the President of Mongolia, the Russian head of state congratulated him on successful performance of the Mongolian national team at the Championship Banquet on judo. «Very pleased to meet you. We know you also as a political figure and as a good sportsman, — said the Russian leader. — I want to congratulate you for the very good performance of the Mongolian wrestlers here in the world Cup.»

Putin has noticed that in more detail on the bilateral relations plans to talk with his counterpart in Vladivostok Vladivostok on the sidelines of the economic forum, where the President of Mongolia plans to come. The Russian leader stressed that bilateral trade is showing good trend. «Last year, we saw a 20% drop in the first half of this year grew by more than 34 per cent,» he said.

The head of state noted that the work develops, and on the political track, on economic issues, on cultural relations, actively working Russian-Mongolian enterprises, the increase in traffic. «We in Vladivostok to speak in detail,» — said Putin.

The third Eastern economic forum will be held in Vladivostok on September 6-7.

For his part, the President of Mongolia noted that he was especially pleased to meet with the Russian leader on the sidelines of an event such as the world judo Championships. «Because the subject is interesting and loved by both of us, it’s great that we have gathered at this event, I think it will be a good pledge for the future,» he said.

The President of Mongolia expressed the hope that Vladivostok will be able to hold a more detailed meeting. He expressed the intention to develop trade and economic relations with Russia. «I plan to expand, given the current realities in the relations with our Northern neighbor», — said Battulga. He also noted the increase in turnover, noting that most trade is carried out by the border regions and suggested to pay particular attention to cross-border cooperation, because the common border is more than 4 thousand kilometers.

The President of Mongolia said that the most he is interested in the question of investment cooperation. He recalled that a joint enterprise «Ulan-Batorskaya Railways», in which the participation of the parties is 50: 50%. «Agreed,» agreed Putin.