Mongolia to get $285 million in U.S. aid

Maybe this explains the ‘Maritime’ deal. — PID

October 24, 2007

WASHINGTON (UPI) — The United States has strengthened ties with Mongolia by awarding it a $285 million aid package, The Washington Times reported Tuesday.

In a White House signing ceremony Monday, President George W. Bush credited Mongolian president Nambaryn Enkhbayar with “defeating extremists by helping young democracies survive and thrive.” Full Report