Kim Jong-yang was elected the new Chief of Interpol
- Interim President Kim Jong-yang was elected to a two-year
term at the helm of the international police agency in a vote on 21 November
- He defeated Aleksandr Prokopchuk, a Russian police general,
who was strongly opposed by the United States, Britain, and other European
- The election was needed to replace Interpol's former
president, Meng Hongwei.
- He was China's vice minister of public security and
who went missing while on a trip to China in September 2018. China later Meng
resigned after being charged with accepting bribes.