CONGRESSMAN LIEU STATEMENT ON HOUSE VOTE TO SUPPORT TAIWAN STANDING IN INTERPOL

March 14, 2016
Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONGRESSMAN TED LIEU STATEMENT ON HOUSE VOTE TO SUPPORT TAIWAN STANDING IN INTERPOL

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County)  issued the following statement after the House passage of S. 2426, a bill to direct the President to develop a strategy to obtain observer status for Taiwan in the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL).

“I am proud to cast my vote today in favor of S. 2426, a bill which has demonstrated a clear consensus in Congress for Taiwan obtaining observer status in INTERPOL. Fighting crime and terrorism is an obligation shared by all.  I am pleased that the measure passed with overwhelming bipartisan support.”

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