Security Council resolution calls for closer UN-Interpol cooperation Joe Shaulis at 4:24 PM ET
[JURIST] The UN Security Council [official website] approved a resolution Tuesday that encourages Secretary-General Kofi Annan [official profile] to work more closely with the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) [official website]. All 15 Security Council members voted for Resolution 1699 [press release and text], co-sponsored by the US, Britain and Denmark, which says that more cooperation would increase the effectiveness of UN sanctions such as arms embargoes, travel restrictions and asset freezes.
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