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Another pandemic year, another election for Mongolia (Julian Dierkes, East Asia Forum)

Through a castling move in cabinet and a presidential election, the Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) solidified its dominance in 2021. Persistently high COVID-19 infections finally began to wane late in the year, just as an offer from RioTinto arrived to potentially conclude a (re)new(ed) agreement to jumpstart the underground construction at the giant Oyu Tolgoi copper mine.

Another pandemic year, another election for Mongolia | East Asia Forum