Agreement between Ethiopia and Interpol signed to fight against all types of crime

Ethiopia’s State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Taye Atske-selassie, and Interpol Secretary General, Jürgen Stock, have signed an agreement to open a Special Representative office at the African Union. (Photo: Interpol)

The Ethiopian government has agreed to host an Interpol Special Representative office in the African Union in Addis Ababa. The agreement was signed by Ethiopia’s State Minister of Foreign Affairs and Interpol General Secretary, Jürgen Stock.

A new way of cooperation between Ethiopia as host of the African Union and Interpol is now open with this agreement, and will strengthen the fight against various types of crime that have invaded Africa, including counterfeit drugs and cybercrime. The agreement will also train the authorities and will provide operational support, already provided by the regional offices of Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya and Zimbabwe.

Source: Interpol

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