Sep 4, 2014

Putin hails Soviet victory over Japan in courting Mongolia

Russian President Vladimir Putin cited a 1939 Soviet victory over the Imperial Japanese Army as a foundation of relations with Mongolia during a visit to Ulan Bator on Wednesday, despite a risk of upsetting Tokyo. Putin’s reference to the battles of Khalkhin Gol could ...

Japan, Mongolia ink free trade agreement

Jul 22, 2014

Japan, Mongolia ink free trade agreement

Japan and Mongolia reached a basic accord on a free trade deal during a summit in Tokyo on Tuesday evening, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said. The trade pact features Ulan Bator abolishing its tariffs on most Japanese automobiles in 10 years. The amount of ...

Oct 27, 2013

French energy giant inks uranium deal with Mongolia

Ulan Bator AFP-JIJI French nuclear energy giant Areva signed a deal with Mongolia’s state-owned Mon-Atom on Saturday to develop two uranium mines in the Gobi Desert, officials said. Areva said the agreement will create a company that will be 66 percent owned by Areva ...

Mongolia agrees to join talks on abductions

Sep 14, 2013

Mongolia agrees to join talks on abductions

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and visiting Mongolian Prime Minister Norov Altankhuyag have agreed to hold regular talks in conjunction with the United States on resolving North Korea’s abductions of Japanese. Mongolia has diplomatic relations with the reclusive communist state. The abductions, committed in the ...

Apr 4, 2013

Cooperation with Mongolia

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on his visit to Ulan Bator on March 30 agreed with Mongolian Prime Minister Norov Altankhuyag and President Tsakhia Elbegdorj to promote bilateral cooperation in the fields of mineral resources development, trade relations and the environment. They also agreed to ...