Mongolia

Mongolia accedes to UN nuclear weapon ban treaty

Mongolia acceded to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) on 10 December 2021, becoming the 57th state party. In a speech to the national parliament in October, the Mongolian foreign minister, Battsetseg Batmunkh, said that joining this landmark…

Mongolia’s Loch Ness ? – Strange Sighting in the Uureg Lake

A Mongolian traveller not only saw a mysterious giant creature, but also captured its video while he was taking a trip around Uureg Lake in Sagil soum, Uvs province. Traveller Mr S. Sodnomdorj said “Foremost I thought there was a…

Mongolia election win puts poverty on the breadline

Mongolia’s political opposition took control of parliament in a landslide vote where the Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) got 65 of 76 seats after vowing to boost the economy in this once pastoral land but recently discovered haven of mineral-rich deposits.…

Uranium extraction policy of Mongolia: the current situation

The Uranium Extraction Policy of Mongolia: The Current Situation By Selenge Lkhagvajav, head of the national movement “For a Nuclear Safe Mongolia” 1. Overall background Mongolia is located between Russia and China, two large powers. The territory of Mongolia is…