Kim Jong-yang, senior vice-chairman of Interpol. Photo: Handout

South Korean Kim Jong-yang elected new head of Interpol after last-ditch bid to block Russian candidate

  • Delegates from Interpol member countries elected Kim, a relative unknown, to replace Meng Hongwei, who went missing in his native China in September
  • Beijing later said Meng resigned after being charged with accepting bribes. Kim will serve out Meng’s term until 2020
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Kim Jong-yang, senior vice-chairman of Interpol. Photo: Handout
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