Iran’s President Felicitates Mongolia on National Day

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani congratulated Mongolia’s National day to the people and government of the Eastern Asian country, calling for further development of mutual ties.

In a Monday, July 11, message to his Mongolian counterpart, Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, President Rouhani expressed his sincere congratulations on the advent of National Day of Mongolia, which ended Chinese occupation over the country.

Citing age-old ties and common interests between the two nations, Rouhani expressed the hope that mutual bonds would further boost in future.

Mongolia observes National Day on Monday to commemorate its 1921 revolution when the country declared independence of China.

Iran and Mongolia signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on June 2016 to develop friendly ties and expand cooperation in different fields, especially political affairs.

Iranian oil minister, Bijan Namdar Zanganeh had said in a meeting with Mongolia’s visiting Foreign Minister Lundeg Purevsuren on December 2015 that the Islamic Republic is ready to export oil to Mongolia with the cooperation of Chinese companies.