The Russians have not elected President of Interpol
The new President of Interpol elected the representative of South Korea Kim Jong Ian, the press service of the international organization on Twitter.
Another candidate for the position was Vice-President of the organization, the General-the major of police of Russia Alexander Prokopchuk.
The Times newspaper wrote that Russian was considered a contender for the position. However, against his election were made by Lithuania and Ukraine, which threatened to pull out of Interpol if it will be headed by a Russian.
The President of Interpol is elected for a term of two years. The previous head of the organization man Hongwei resigned after were arrested in China on suspicion of corruption.
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