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President Khaltmaa Battulga, Mongolia’s pragmatist

On a recent visit to Ulaanbaatar, China’s Assistant Foreign Minister again voiced “great concern” over Mongolia’s hosting of the Dalai Lama last November. From the Mongolian point of view, this marked another occasion of Chinese interference in their domestic affairs. The then presidential candidate Khaltmaa Battulga cleverly played on the public’s frustrations with the economy […]