According to RIA Novosti, the minister was greeted at the gangway by girls in national costumes who offered him to try a traditional Mongolian treat.

According to the agency, on July 5 the minister will hold talks with his counterpart Batmunkhin Battsetseg.

It is expected that the heads of foreign affairs agencies will discuss key issues on the bilateral agenda and the implementation of plans to develop cooperation in the trade, economic, transport and infrastructure, energy and humanitarian spheres.

In April, Russia and Mongolia resumed passenger rail service, which was suspended on March 10, 2020 due to the spread of the coronavirus infection.