Interpol accepts Palestine as member countryStaff Writer | September 30, 2017
Interpol has voted to admit Palestine as a full member, dealing a significant diplomatic blow to Israel, which has strenuously lobbied against Palestinian admission.
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“The State of Palestine and the Solomon Islands are now Interpol member countries”, the organisation tweeted after the ballot.
Set up almost a century ago, Interpol was designed to help countries share police intelligence and cooperate against crime that crosses international borders, including terrorism and human trafficking,. It now has 192 international members. ■