Sergei Mironov, chairman of the Federation Council (upper house) of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation , on Monday ended a three-day visit to Mongolia with a meeting with the country's official on boundary cooperation, trade and mineral development.
Mironov said Russia supports cooperation in border areas, bilateral trade and in agriculture and light industry. He also said Russia had a mind to transfer uranium information to Mongolia.
During his visit, Mironov met with Damdin Demberel, chairman of the Mongolian Parliament, and both agreed that the strategic partnership between the two countries has been developing rapidly.
They agreed also that Russian President Dmitry Medvedev's August visit to Mongolia has taken bilateral relations to a new level.
"Mongolia hopes to strengthen cooperation with Russia in border areas and raise bilateral trade volume, in particular Mongolia's export of meat and meat products to Russia," Demberel said.
He said both countries will cooperate in uranium development in Mongolia, adding that Mongolia hopes Russia can offer it the research done by the former Soviet Union on Mongolia's uranium mines.
During Medvedev's visit, the two countries signed a manifesto boosting their strategic partnership in order to strengthen their political and economic cooperation, including the joint development of uranium.