Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits Mongolia, after a lapse of seven years, the Japanese Prime Minister once again set foot on the land of Mongolia. 2006, when he was Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi’s second time into Mongolia as a curtain call before he left office. 7 years later, Abe will visit to Mongolia as the prelude to one of taking office, and said that we should vigorously promote the day Mongolia strategic partnership.
It is the first visit by a Japanese prime minister to Mongolia in nearly seven years as Japan needs more coal and other fuel resources to meet its short on power due to nuclear plants suspension after catastrophic nuclear disaster triggered by tsunami in March 2011.
According to news published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be held today and tomorrow’s visit to Mongolia during which he will hold talks with the President and Prime Minister of Mongolia, in exchange on bilateral relations and regional and international situation and promote day Mongolia to build a strategic partnership.
Abe will also seek to encourage Japanese companies to invest in Mongolia, especially in the development of Tavan Tolgoi, one of the world’s largest coal deposits.
Japan, on other hand, will provide assistance to Mongolia to help relieve air pollution in the country and its infrastructure construction, according to reports. Following China, Russia and the United States, Japan was the forth largest trading partner of Mongolia in 2012.
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