Vladimir Putin held talks with President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga in Ulaanbaatar. The two heads of state discussed the current state of Russian-Mongolian cooperation and prospects for its further development, as well as a number of topical regional matters.
Following international consultations, a number of bilateral documents have been signed in the presence of the two leaders, including the Treaty on Friendly Relations and Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between the Russian Federation and Mongolia, intergovernmental agreements on cooperation in counterterrorism and on assistance to interregional and cross-border cooperation, as well as a protocol on the resumption of the intergovernmental agreement on the provision of military technical assistance to Mongolia on a grant basis signed on March 3, 2004. The documents signed also pertain to cooperation between various departments and agencies.
After this Vladimir Putin and Khaltmaagiin Battulga made statements for the press.
The ceremony of the official meeting of the presidents of Russia and Mongolia was held before the talks on the central square.
The President of Russia has arrived in Mongolia on an official visit to attend the celebrations marking the 80th anniversary of the Victory of Soviet and Mongolian forces in the Battle of Khalkhin Gol.