History of the U.S. and Mongolia

  1. History of the U.S. and Mongolia


1988          U.S. Embassy in Ulaanbaatar officially opened in June 1988

1989          Mongolian Embassy in Washington, DC officially opened in March 1989

1990          First Deputy Prime Minister D. Byambasuren visited the USA for the first time

1990          U.S. Secretary of State James Baker visited Mongolia in August 1990

1991          P. Ochirbat became the first Mongolian President to visit the U.S. January 1991

1991          U.S. Secretary of State James Baker visited Mongolia for a second time in July 1991

1991          Peace Corps office opened in Ulaanbaatar, with first class of 21 Peace Corps Volunteers arriving in Mongolia on July 3, 1991

1991          U.S. Embassy moved to present location near Selbe River

1991          First USAID program in Mongolia launched in December 1991

1995          First Lady Hillary Clinton visited Mongolia

1996          President Ochirbat visited U.S., meeting with President Clinton in November 1996

1998          U.S. State Secretary of State Madeleine Albright visited Mongolia in May 1998

2004          First American Corner opened in Ulaanbaatar

2004          President N. Bagabandi visited Washington and met with President George Bush in July 2004

2005          President George Bush, spouse Laura Bush and Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice visited Mongolia in November 2005

2007          President N. Enkhbayar visited the U.S. and signed the Millennium Challenge Compact (MCC) with George Bush at the White House in October 2007

2011          President Ts. Elbegdorj visited U.S. and met with President Obama at the White House in June 2011