Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov called the American parliamentarians to pressure
SOCHI, November 20. /TACC/. A letter to some U.S. senators c a call to prevent the election of a Russian candidate Alexander Prokopchuk as the head of Interpol is a good example of pressure and interference in elections. The journalists said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
According to him, these actions of parliamentarians of the USA certainly can be regarded as pressure. “I guess it is a kind of interference in the electoral process in elections in international organizations. A how else to evaluate? Here, a visual manifestation (intervention)”, – said the representative of the Kremlin.
“However, there will be elections, let’s wait for results”, – said Peskov.
Elections in Interpol and the letter from the senators
A group of U.S. senators from both parties on Monday published the text of an open letter to US President Donald Trump, in which they asked him to influence the members of the General Assembly of Interpol, to prevent the Russians Alexander Prokopchuk become the new head of the organization.
B August us senators have made an initiative to limit the right of Russia to use mechanisms for the issuance of the so-called red notice of Interpol (the Declaration of persons in the international search) due to the fact that Moscow, according to them, abuse this opportunity. Senators then expressed the conviction that persons declared wanted by Interpol on Russia’s request, should not be restricted entry to the territory of the United States and should not be denied political asylum.
The former head of Interpol, Meng Hongwei resigned in October after being detained in China on suspicion of corruption. Moscow hopes that the elections of the head of Interpol, which will be held on Wednesday, November 21, the victory of the Russian candidate Alexander Prokopchuk. Since 2011 he is the chief of National Central Bureau of Interpol of the MIA of Russia, 2016, Vice-President of the International criminal police organization.This topic can be discussed on the website On a Bench
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