October 19, 2019
How Mongolia leverages its neutrality to influence diplomacy with North Korea
Ulaanbaatar is increasingly positioning itself as a mediating force
Geographically remote and marginalized from participation in regional security dialogue, Mongolia has once again made a small foray into multilateral discussions over North Korea-related issues. During a recent visit to Ulaanbaatar for talks with his Mongolian counterpart Damdin Tsogtbaatar, Japanese foreign minister Taro Kono implored Mongolian assistance in resolving the issue of Japanese