press --- Xinhua News
|June 30, 2007
Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi
and his Mongolian counterpart Nyamaa Enkhboldmet here Saturday
for talks to boost bilateral relations.
Yang said Mongolia is an important neighbor
of China and China will make joint efforts with Mongolia to
shore up a bilateral good-neighborly partnership based on mutual
He said China respects Mongolia's
independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Enkhbold said that Yang's choosing of
Mongolia as the destination for his first foreign visit as
foreign minister demonstrated the high importance the Chinese
government attached to Mongolia-China relations.
Enkhbold said Mongolia would expand
cooperation with China in such fields as trade, security,
mining, infrastructure construction, culture and education.
The foreign minister stressed the Mongolian
government's adherence to the one-China policy, saying Taiwan is
an inalienable part of China. Enkhbold also said that Tibet is
an inalienable part of China and Mongolia will not support any
activity aimed at separating China.
The Chinese foreign minister arrived here
Saturday to start a 3-day visit to Mongolia.