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Third Mongolian PM to be arrested by anti-corruption body

Former Mongolian Prime Minister M.Enkhsaikhan was imprisoned yesterday (20 June) at Detention Centre No. 461 after being called by the national anti-corruption body to give testimony over an ‘unsigned’ agreement regarding the Tavan Tolgoi coal mine project. He was accused

Mongolian President visits Kyrgyzstan

Mongolian President Kh.Battulga is paying an official visit to the Kyrgyz Republic. The president was welcomed at the Ala Archa State Residence today by his Kyrgyz counterpart, Sooronbay Jeenbekov, on 12 June.

After the national anthems of both countries were performed,

An odd present for the Justice Minister

Earlier today (11 June), another demonstration took place outside the Mongolian Ministry of Justice and Internal Affairs. They protestors demanded that Justice Minister Ts.Nyamdorj should resign.

The demonstration took a bizarre turn, when the protesters tried to deliver a television as

Mongolian President to visit Kyrgyzstan for SCO meeting

Mongolian President Kh.Battulga will visit Kyrgyzstan on 12 June to attend a high-level meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). Heads of state and government from 11 countries such as Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Iran, India and Belarus will participate in

Second bill to amend the Constitution of Mongolia presented

The second bill to amend the Constitution of Mongolia was presented today (6 June) to the speaker of parliament during a united session. The Constitution of Mongolia was approved in 1992 and was amended in 2000 for the first time.

Russia’s Deputy PM visits Mongolia

The Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation visited in Mongolia on 28-30 May. Yesterday, Mongolian President Kh.Battulga received Mr. Alexey Gordeyev, who is also Co-Chairman of the Mongolia-Russia Intergovernmental Commission.

President Kh.Battulga spoke about his discussion with President

Mongolia’s Democratic Party holds anti-government demonstration

Earlier today (30 May), the Democratic Party of Mongolia organised a demonstration on Ulaanbaatar’s Sukhbaatar Square against the government. S.Erdene, leader of the DP said at a press conference on 22 May that: ‘there is currently no political opposition movement