H.E. Mr. D. Tsogtbaatar, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mongolia, received the United States Congressional delegation, led by Congressman Ted Yoho, Chair of the Sub-Committee on the Asia and the Pacific, House Foreign Affairs Committee, at the Ministry today.

During the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on expanding the bilateral relations and cooperation between Mongolia and the United States, particularly through enriching the economic cooperation.

Foreign Minister D.Tsogtbaatar noted that the inter-parliamentary cooperation has been playing an important role in the bilateral relations, and expressed appreciation to the U.S. Congress for adopting and passing number of resolutions, which support and welcome the development of Mongolia, as well as the bilateral relations.

H.E. Mr. Kh. Battulga, President of Mongolia, and H.E. Mr. M. Enkhbold Speaker of the State Great Khural (Parliament) of Mongolia, also received the Congressional delegation, as well as the members of the Mongolia-US Parliamentary group of the State Great Khural of Mongolia.

The Congressional delegation has visited Mongolia in 2016. Chairman Yoho had discussions with the Mongolian side regarding the “Mongolia Third Neighbor Trade Act” bill, which was introduced to the US Congress in July 2018. The bill is aimed to provide a duty-free treatment for the Mongolian cashmere and textile products to the U.S. market.