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Mongolia's MPs vote out prime minister Norov Altankhuyag

  • Norov Altankhuyag, Mongolia’s prime minister, was voted out of office by MPs, including some law-makers from his own party.  

    He faced accusations of corruption and economic mismanagement. A key aide of Altankhuyag is being investigated for coal subsidy embezzlement.

    After experiencing rapid economic growth, there has been a sharp slow-down in growth in this mineral-rich country.

    Till a new prime minister is elected, Dendev Terbishdagva, the deputy PM, will be in charge.

     

     

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