China suspends police cooperation with France


China has suspended all cooperation with France in police matters in retaliation for its granting of asylum to the wife of the former Chinese boss of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, who was tried in Tianjin in June on charges of accepting bribes after mysteriously disappearing from Interpol's French HQ in Lyon.

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China has cut off all cooperation with France on police affairs after Paris gave asylum to the Chinese wife of a former Interpol chief now in jail on corruption charges, according to French newspaper Le Monde, reports The Guardian.