Written By vibykhmer on Tuesday, August 25, 2009 | 11:31 AM
Mongolian parliament chief meets Russian president on bilateral
ULAN BATOR, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- Mongolian Parliament Chairman Damdin Demberel discussed greater inter-parliament cooperation with visiting Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday.
The Russian president arrived here on Tuesday for a two-day visit to discuss bilateral relations.
Demberel said Mongolia-Russia ties had been consolidated in recent years and had now entered a new stage. Medvedev's visit showed the significance attached to further boosting the two countries' relations.
He said the two countries' parliaments undertook frequent exchanges and Mongolia attached importance to boosting cooperation between the two sides.
Medvedev said bilateral relations in the strategic partnership between Russia and Mongolia had developed well and the inter-parliament cooperation was an important element.
Medvedev also held talks with Mongolian president Tsakhia Elbegdorj and Prime Minister Sanjaa Bayar. The two sides signed a manifesto to boost the strategic partnership.