Tsend Munkh-Orgil

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Tsend Munkh-Orgil
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Foreign Minister of Mongolia
In office
22 July 2016 4 October 2017
Prime Minister Jargaltulgyn Erdenebat
Preceded by Lundeg Purevsuren
Succeeded by Damdin Tsogtbaatar
In office
28 September 2004 28 January 2006
Preceded by Luvsangiin Erdenechuluun
Succeeded by Nyamaagiin Enkhbold
Personal details
Born (1964-10-18) 18 October 1964 (age 56)
Baruun-Urt, Sukhbaatar Province, Mongolian People's Republic

Tsend Munkh-Orgil or Tsendiyn Munkh-Orgil (Mongolian : Цэндийн Мөнх-Оргил; born 18 October 1964) is a Mongolian politician. On 22 July 2016, the State Great Khural of Mongolia appointed him as the Foreign Minister of Mongolia. [1] [2]


Early life and education

Munkh-Orgil was born on 18 October 1964 in the town of Baruun-Urt, Sukhbaatar Province, in eastern Mongolia. He graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations with a bachelor's degree in 1988 and Harvard Law School with a master's degree in 1996. Munkh-Orgil joined Mongolian Foreign Service in 1988 and held various diplomatic positions, including at the Permanent Mission of Mongolia to the United Nations in New York. In 1996-2000 he practiced law in the United States and Mongolia.

Political timeline and career

Foreign policies

In December 2016 Tsend stated that the current government of Mongolia would not allow the Dalai Lama to visit. [3] [4] [5] Also he made statements about the need to consolidate Mongolia's budgets that were picked up by international press. [6] [7]

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