Forum on peace process on the Korean Peninsula takes place
State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs D. Davaasuren participated in a forum titled “Peace Process on the Korean Peninsula” to deliver the government’s stance on this issue to the forum’s attendees.
The Embassy of South Korea in Ulaanbaatar in cooperation with Mongolian non-government organizations on national security issues and foreign policy, including Mongolia’s Diplomatic Academy, Mongolian Peace Foundation, Tsenkher Suld, and the Mongolian Forum to Promote Korean Reunification, hosted the forum on November 30 in Ulaanbaatar.
In his remarks, D. Davaasuren highlighted that North and South Korea restored direct talks this year in order to promote peace and security on the Korean Peninsula and a historic summit between North Korea and the United States successfully took place in June.
He emphasized that Mongolia highly values the notable progress in the promotion of the peninsula security and stability, and this positive progress resulted from correct policy and decisive steps of the two countries’ leaders.
D. Davaasuren noted that Mongolia encourages open dialogue and discussion to promote peace and security in the region and the country has regularly hosted international conferences under the Ulaanbaatar Dialogue Initiative on Northeast Asian Security to strengthen regional security, cooperation and mutual trust.
He added that Mongolia will continue its efforts toward regional peace, security and stability, and noted that he hopes outcomes from this meeting and other meetings on this matter will be beneficial and fruitful to progress in regional security.
During the meeting, the sides discussed the ongoing peace process on the Korean Peninsula and its further aspects, possibilities for elevating the comprehensive partnership being developed by Mongolia and South Korea to strategic partnership, intensifying the Mongolia-South Korea Economic Partnership Agreement, and other issues.
A number of government officials and former politicians, government officials, military generals and colonels, including first President of Mongolia P.Ochirbat, former Ambassador of Mongolia to the United States Kh.Bekhbat, and former Ambassador to North Korea J.Lombo, and Ambassador of South Korea to Mongolia Chung Jae-nam attended the forum to share their opinions on the peace process on the Korean Peninsula.