Kim Jong YangSouth Korea

Kim Jong Yang Bio, Wiki, age, Education, Interpol President

21st Nov 2018 - South Korean, Kim Jong Yang named Interpol president defeating Alexander Prokopchuk of Russia

Kim Jong Yang Wiki

Kim Jong Yang Bio

Kim Jong Yang was born on 30th October 1961. He is a South Korean police officer who is the president of Interpol. He was elected at a meeting in Dubai held from 18th to 21st November 2018. He once served as Chief of Gyeonggi Provincial Police Agency from 2014 to 2015. He had been elected as vice-president representing Asia on Interpol’s executive committee for the term 2015–2018.
Kim Jong Yang Personal details
Kim Jong Yang Age He was born on 30th October 1961 (age 57) in Changwon, South Korea
Kim Jong Yang Nationality South Korea
Kim Jong Yang Residence France
Kim Jong Yang Education Korea University
Seoul National University
Occupation Police officer
President of Interpol
Assumed office
21 November 2018
Secretary-General Jürgen Stock
Preceded by Meng Hongwei

Kim Jong Yang Interpol President

Kim Jong Yang was elected as Interpol’s president on Wednesday 21st November 2018 in Dubai, edging out a longtime veteran of Russia’s security services Alexander Prokopchuk who was strongly opposed by the U.S., Britain and other European nations.

Kim’s election was seen as a victory for the White House and its European partners, who had lobbied against Alexander Prokopchuk’s attempts to be named the next president of the policing organization.

The U.S. and others expressed concern that if Russia’s candidate had been elected, it would lead to further Kremlin abuses of Interpol’s red notice system to go after political opponents and fugitive dissidents.

He will serve until 2020, completing the four-year mandate of his predecessor, Meng Hongwei, who was detained in China as part of a wide anti-corruption sweep.



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