ULAN BATOR, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia will send its 8th contingent military personnel to Afghanistan on a NATO-led mission, authorities said on Monday.
"The 113-member contingent will depart from the Mongolian capital Ulan Bator on Thursday to participate in the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission (RSM)," Enkhjargal Batjargal, captain and public relations officer of the General Staff of the Mongolian Armed Forces, told Xinhua.
The contingent will be stationed near the Afghan capital of Kabul, and will focus on advice, support and training of the country's security forces, he said. The RSM is a NATO-led mission launched in January 2015.
According to the captain, a total of more than 4,500 Mongolian military personnel have participated in NATO-led missions in Afghanistan since 2003.