Allies voice support for Taiwan’s inclusion in Interpol

Taiwan’s allies call for inclusiveness at 88th Interpol General Assembly

Taiwan News
Date: 2019/10/20
By: Alex Watson , Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) General

Interpol HQ Facebook page photo
Interpol HQ Facebook page photo

Assembly, which Taiwan has not been a party to since China joined the body, came to a close on Friday (Oct. 18) in Santiago, Chile.

In a press release, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) stated that allies Belize, Eswatini, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, the Marshall Islands, Paraguay, Nauru, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines had sent letters to the President of Interpol, Kim Jong Yang, calling for Taiwan’s participation as an observer.

In support of Taiwan, the American Institute in Taiwan and the German Institute Taipei have on social media both expressed that "politicizing law enforcement helps criminals," CNA reported.

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