Mongolian Defense Minister Ts.Tsolmon, said today that this year 1000 students will be enrolled on the national “Student Soldier” program. Over the last two years, a total of 1500 students have received military training under this program.
Currently, Mongolia has established relations in the field of defense with 32 countries, five of which have military attaches in Mongolia. In 2015, South Korea and Turkey appointed attaches to join their embassies in Mongolia.
Since 2002, the Mongolian contribution to the United Nations peacekeeping operations was increased. During this period, no less than 12,000 Mongolian military personnel have participated in peacekeeping operations; today, 1185 of them are serving abroad.