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The General-the major of Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia Alexander Prokopchuk, who served as Vice President of Interpol for Europe, has lost on elections of the head of Interpol candidate from South Korea. About this Wednesday, November 21, reported on the official page of the organization on Twitter.
“Kim Jung Yang from the Republic of Korea elected President of Interpol”, — stated in the message.
Voting took place at the 87th session of the General Assembly of the organization in Dubai.
On 20 November, the number of us senators asked the administration of US President Donald trump and the General Assembly of Interpol to prevent the victory of Russians in the elections of the head of an international organization. According to them, his appointment would be “akin to that if a Fox will be elected to be responsible for the coop.”
In September, the President of Interpol, Meng Hongwei disappeared in China. Later it became known that he was detained by local authorities on suspicion of corruption and was forced to resign from his post.
Alexander Prokopchuk is the first citizen of Russia, who finished in 2016 a high position in Interpol. He is the participant of operations, has state and departmental awards are also awarded individual weapons.
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