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Mongolia's wary of its giant neighbour China


Tsakhia Elbegdorj is the President of Mongolia, a democratic country which is forecast to grow 10% a year for the next decade, sitting on a vast reserve of mineral riches that have barely been tapped.

But Mongolia is sandwiched between two huge and hungry authoritarian neighbours.

Mr Elbegdorj talks to Tim Franks about his countries relationship with China and Russia.

You can watch the full interview on Tuesday 25 October on BBC World News at 03:30 GMT, 08:30 GMT, 15:30 GMT and 20:30 GMT. And on BBC News Channel on Tuesday 25 October at 04.30 and on Wednesday 26 October at 00.30 BST.

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