Sabahi (Washington, DC)

Djibouti: Interpol Chief Discusses Security Collaboration in Djibouti

Secretary-General of Interpol Ronald Noble arrived in Djibouti on Tuesday (February 5th) for two days of discussions on co-operation with Djibouti's police force, Djibouti's La Nation reported.

"Djibouti occupies a first choice geostrategic position in the fight against crime in the 21st century," Noble said, praising Djibouti's contributions to Interpol's global mission during a meeting with Interior Minister Hassan Darar Houffaneh.

Noble said Interpol has access to records on 32 million stolen passports compiled by the Djiboutian border control, which Interpol can compare with its own records to identify criminals at Interpol-linked border control centres around the world.

Noble also met with Djiboutian Prime Minister Dileita Mohamed Dileita and toured police headquarters and the Djiboutian Interpol office, which addresses terrorism, piracy, drugs, counterfeit documents and cyber-crime, as well as wanted people and vehicles.

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