A citizen of Turkey wanted by Interpol was detained in Lviv International Airport during border control of passengers of the Istanbul-Kyiv flight, the press office of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine reports.
The 43-year-old man is wanted in Hungary for money laundry.
The border officers in Lviv Airport arrested the Turk and reported him to the duty officer of the Ukrainian Bureau of Interpol in Kyiv and the personnel of the National Police.
The Turkish citizen faces extradition to Hungary, where his trial to take place.
As was reported before, Kim Jong-yang, a high-rank police officer of Korean origin has been elected as the new chief of Interpol. The official is to serve in this office for two years, until late 2020. Previously, Interpol had to re-elect the chairman after the-then chief Meng Hongwei went missing.