Mongolia–South Korea relations

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Mongolia–South Korea relations
Map indicating locations of Mongolia and South Korea

Mongolia

South Korea

Mongolia–South Korea relations are foreign relations between South Korea and the Mongolia. Both countries established diplomatic relations on March 26, 1990. South Korea has an embassy in Ulan Bator. Mongolia has an embassy in Seoul.

Movement of people[edit]

Mongolians in South Korea form the largest population of Mongolian citizens abroad.[1][2] Their numbers were estimated at 33,000 as of 2008.[3] There are also about 3,500 South Koreans in Mongolia.[4] Under a bilateral agreement signed in 2006, citizens of each country residing in the other are exempted from otherwise-mandatory contributions to the national pension plans of the country they reside in.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mongolians, Koreans share ancient bonds", Taipei Times, 2003-10-13, retrieved 2007-08-17 
  2. ^ "Sea Breeze Helps Korea's Mongolians Speak with One Voice", The Chosun Ilbo, 2005-03-29, retrieved 2007-09-05 
  3. ^ "'Korean Dream' fills Korean classrooms in Mongolia", The Chosun Ilbo, 2008-04-24, retrieved 2009-02-06 
  4. ^ "유혈 사태, 평온 회복 중", YTN News, 2008-07-05, retrieved 2009-01-27 
  5. ^ "South Korean president in Mongolia", The Mongol Messenger, 2006-05-18, retrieved 2009-01-27 

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