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Kalla touts RI’s tolerance at Interpol meeting

  • Haeril Halim

    The Jakarta Post

Nusa Dua, Bali   /   Tue, November 8 2016   /  07:24 am
Gong of peace: Vice President Jusuf Kalla (center) sounds a gong to officially open the 85th Interpol General Assembly in Nusa Dua, Bali, on Monday. Accompanying him on stage were National Police chief Gen. Tito Karnavian (second right), Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika (right), International Criminal Police Commission (ICPO) president Mireille Ballestrazzi (third left) and ICPO secretary-general Jürgen Stock (left). The three-day event is being attended by 1,300 participants from 162 countries, with terrorism and crossborder crimes on the agenda.(JP/Zul Trio Anggono)(center) sounds a gong to officially open the 85th Interpol General Assembly in Nusa Dua, Bali, on Monday. Accompanying him on stage were National Police chief Gen. Tito Karnavian (second right), Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika (right), International Criminal Police Commission (ICPO) president Mireille Ballestrazzi (third left) and ICPO secretary-general Jürgen Stock (left). The three-day event is being attended by 1,300 participants from 162 countries, with terrorism and crossborder crimes on the agenda.(JP/Zul Trio Anggono)

Gong of peace: Vice President Jusuf Kalla (center) sounds a gong to officially open the 85th Interpol General Assembly in Nusa Dua, Bali, on Monday. Accompanying him on stage were National Police chief Gen. Tito Karnavian (second right), Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika (right), International Criminal Police Commission (ICPO) president Mireille Ballestrazzi (third left) and ICPO secretary-general Jürgen Stock (left). The three-day event is being attended by 1,300 participants from 162 countries, with terrorism and crossborder crimes on the agenda.(JP/Zul Trio Anggono)Despite last week’s anti-Ahok rally, which turned violent in the capital, Vice President Jusuf Kalla maintained that the country’s religious tolerance was the most effective tool in the fight against the growing threat of religion-inspired radicalism.

Kalla told participants of the 85th International Police (Int...