The Mongolian government has approved the ratification of the Consular Convention between Russia and Mongolia, signed during Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov's official visit to Ulan Bator on March 25th-26th. The cabinet of ministers decided to submit it for consideration in the parliament, the governmental press service said. The adoption of this convention is of particular importance for both countries. It outlines legal relations between Russia and Mongolia, in particular, the attitude and assistance of consular officials to their compatriots, contacts with international organisations, and solution of notarial issues of civil status, succession, guardianship, etc. The consular convention will come into effect a month after its adoption and exchange of ratifications, said the press service of the Mongolian government.
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