security committee in the Basra Governorate Council announced Thursday, the opening of the Office of the International Police (Interpol) in the Safwan border crossing only land between Iraq and Kuwait, and confirmed the presence of similar offices in the commercial ports. 

The head of the Jabbar al-Saadi said in an interview with Alsumaria News that "an international police office (Interpol) was opened by the Directorate of Police in Basra inside the port of Safwan border," noting that "the presence of the Office is necessary to follow up and prosecution of foreigners wanted internationally on terrorist and criminal charges related to international security Or national security in their countries ".

"The office of the Interior Ministry has an association with INTERPOL on the wanted people worldwide," al-Saadi said, adding that "similar offices of international police are in Iraqi commercial ports." 

The International Criminal Police (Interpol) is the largest international security organization with 190 countries, including Iraq. It was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Lyon, France.