Democracy, Economics in Mongolia
July 10, 2012
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Mongolia on an Asian tour
aimed at promoting democracy and greater U.S. economic presence in the
Clinton on Monday addressed the International Women's Leadership forum
being held in the capital, Ulaanbaatar.
She emphasized the benefits and importance of democracy for economic
growth, stressing that one without the other cannot last.
“We need to make the 21st century a time in which people across Asia
don't only become more wealthy. They must also become more free.”
Clinton also held talks with President Tsakhia Elbegdorj.
Clinton will also make stops in Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam this week
before leaving the region.
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