China, Japan, Mongolia: Ongoing Cooperation and Russia’s Stabilizing Role

China’s growing capabilities and ambitions have alarmed all the states which border with this giant. However, among these countries, there…

The US Strengthens Its Presence in Mongolia


In recent years, Mongolia has received increasing attention in a comprehensive and multifaceted US strategy aimed at dominating the Eurasian continent. To a certain extent, this is due to the colossal amounts of natural resources and economic opportunities the country has, which are of undoubted interest for American industrial and business circles.  However, this is even…

Washington’s Fingerprints All Over Mongolia’s 2021 Presidential Election


On December 24, the Mongolian Parliament (State Great Khural) approved the Law on Presidential Elections. In the summer of 2021, the country will hold its eighth presidential election in its history, in which Mongolians will choose their sixth president. The upcoming presidential elections in Mongolia have already intensified…

Mongolia: Headed for Integration


After the candidate from the opposition Democratic Party Khaltmaagiin Battulga secured his victory in the July presidential election, Mongolia began actively solving its stagnant economic and social issues. On September 7, the Mongolian State Great Khural dismissed the Cabinet…

What China Wants Tomorrow, Mongolia Does Today


Russia and China are emerging powers with the potential to rule the world, at the expense of the current balance of power. Sometimes they are in partnership, sometimes in conflict. Consequently every move these countries make is…

What Future Mongolia is Going to Choose for Itself


Mongolia rarely attracts the attention of geopolitical analysts and commentators. The country that lies in the very center of Asia for a long time has been perceived as a modest satellite of the Soviet Union. These days Mongolia…

Mongolia Capitulates to China

On December 20, 2016, the Chinese News Agency Xinhua released a statement by Munkh-Orgil Tsend, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mongolia, according to which the 14th Dalai Lama is prohibited from entering the country ever again even…

On China’s Reaction to Dalai Lama’s 14th Visit to Mongolia


International news agencies are already beginning to move ahead in the list of the top event involving a five-day visit (from November 18 to November 23, 2016) by the 14th Dalai Lama to Mongolia mainly due to the publicly expressed…

Mongolia and Japan: a Deepening Economic Partnership


During the period of the Mongolian People’s Republic (1921-1990), Mongolian-Japanese relations, since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1982, were diplomatically amiable, but essentially of a perfunctory nature…

Mongolia and China – Their Best Period of Relations


On November 10, 2015, Chinese President Xi Jinping, held a ceremonial meeting in the Hall of the People in Beijing with the President of Mongolia, Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, there on invitation on a state visit to China.  The Chinese President’s opening…

The Mechanism of Trilateral Meetings in Action


This mechanism was launched in Dushanbe in September 2011 during the 14th SCO Summit when, on President of Mongolia Tsakhia Elbegdorj’s initiative, the first trilateral meeting was held between the leaders of Mongolia, Russia and China, at which the parties agreed to…

India and Mongolia: Spiritual and Strategic Partners


The ties between India and Mongolia are centuries old. Mongolian khans and princes took their origin from Chakravartins, the legendary Indian kings. It was Indian monks who sown the seeds of Buddha’s doctrine on the Mongolian ground some 2000 years ago…

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