Vladimir Putin paid an official
visit to Mongolia to participate in events dedicated to the 80th anniversary
of the victory of Soviet and Mongolian troops in the battle at Khalkhin Gol.
The countries’ leaders held talks in Ulanbataar. A package of bilateral documents was signed following the talks.
Vladimir Putin and Khaltmaagiin Battulga made statements for the press.
During the visit, the President also
met with Chairman of the State Great Khural Gombojav Zandanshatar and with
Prime Minister of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh.
As part of the celebrations
dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the victory at Khalkhin Gol,
Vladimir Putin and Khaltmaagiin Battulga laid a wreath at the monument to Marshal
Georgy Zhukov in Ulanbataar and talked with veterans.
The presidents of Russia and Mongolia also spoke at a gala reception on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the victory at Khalkhin Gol, which was preceded by a visit to a thematic art