Contents tagged with Mongolia

  • Putin promises Mongolia hundreds of millions in investments and free weapons

    Russia-Mongolia relations have reached a new level of comprehensive strategic partnership, said Russian President Vladimir Putin at the end of an official visit to Ulaanbaatar.

    After talks with Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga and Gombojavyn Zandanshatar, Chairperson of the State Great Khural, Putin commented on the longstanding tradition of friendship and mutual profit, thanked Mongolia for helping to defeat fascism, and remarked that Moscow and Ulaanbaatar are in agreement on “most …

  • Mongolia wants to host the meeting between Trump and Kim Jong-un

    The meeting of the DPRK leader Kim Jong-un and the president of the United States Donald Trump could take place in Mongolia. The Mongolian Foreign Minister Damdin Tsogtbaatar announced that the country is open to hosting the summit.

    "We are open. Mongolia’s main goal is to facilitate the continuation of the dialogue,” said the minister, as quoted by RIA Novosti. According to Tsogtbaatar, Mongolian authorities also invited the DPRK leader to visit the country on an official visit as this year …

  • Russia to conduct joint military exercises with China and Mongolia

    Russia and China, along with Mongolia, are planning to hold large-scale military exercises, including simulating a nuclear attack, reports Voice of America, citing high-ranking US officials.

    To participate in the exercises “Vostok-18”, China will send to Russia more than 3,200 troops and 900 units of military equipment, as well as 30 aircraft, reported the Chinese Defense Department.

    Mongolia will take part in these exercises for the first time. Mongolia has recently sought relations with the …

  • Russia extends Mongolia a 100 billion ruble loan

    Representatives of Russia and Mongolia held talks on economic cooperation.

    According to the head of the Mongolian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Tsendiyn Munkh-Orgil, the Russian side promised to provide the country a preferential short term loan in the amount of 100 billion rubles.

    “The Mongolian side adheres to the position of the joint implementation of major infrastructure, energy projects, as well as for the Ulan Bator Railway from the preferential credit of the Russian Federation,” said …

  • Russia Writes Off $170 Million Mongolian Debt

    Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the ratification of an intergovernmental agreement on the 31st of January, allowing Russia to write off 97.8 % of Mongolia's debt ($170 million).

    “To ratify the agreement between the Russian and Mongolian Governments regarding the settlement of the financial liabilities of Mongolia to the Russian Federation, signed in Moscow on the 14th of December 2010,” reads the text of the law, which was published on an official government website. The law was …