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Interpol elects South Korea’s Kim Jong Yang new president

Baku, November 21, AZERTAC

Interpol has elected South Korean Kim Jong Yang as its new president, the international police organization said on Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reported.

On its official Twitter account, the international police body said Kim, who has been serving as acting president, was elected for a two-year term.

The statement came during the body’s annual congress held in Dubai.

Kim replaces Meng Hongwei who went missing in his home country China in September.

Meng later resigned after being charged with accepting bribes.

Kim was chosen over Russian candidate Alexander Prokopchuk.

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