Iran eager to boost ties with Mongolia

Tasnim – In a congratulatory message to his Mongolian counterpart, the Iranian president voiced Tehran’s willingness to broaden relations with Ulaanbaatar in various fields.

In a message for Khaltmaagiin Battulga on Saturday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani congratulated the East Asian country on its National Day.

He also expressed hope that mutual efforts by the two countries would strengthen and expand the bilateral relations in all fields.

Mongolia celebrates the Naadam Festival with public holidays from July 11 until 15. The first day of the festival takes place on Revolution Day, Mongolia’s National Day, which commemorates independence from China on July 11, 1921.

Rouhani and his Mongolian counterpart met on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in China in June 2018.

In the gathering, Rouhani expressed Tehran’s readiness to develop and strengthen economic and trade ties with Mongolia, saying closer economic cooperation would serve the interests of both nations.