February 21, 2024

Mongolian President invites Kim Jong Un to Ulaanbaatar

Message comes as two countries mark 70 years of diplomatic relations

Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga has invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to follow in the footsteps of his grandfather and make an official visit to Mongolia, the DPRK's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Sunday.

“Considering the historic significance towards DPRK-Mongolia relations of DPRK President Kim Il Sung’s official visit to Mongolia, I take this opportunity to express my hope that you visit our country,” President Battulga wrote, in a October 10-dated letter republished on the front page of Monday’s Rodong Sinmun.