Comoros seeks US, Interpol help to vet buyers of Comoros passports

Published: 27/Dec/2017
Source: Reuters

By Ali Amir Ahmed

MORONI (Reuters) – The Comoros government has asked Interpol and the U.S. authorities for information related to foreigners, including two people accused of breaking sanctions on Iran, who have bought the country’s passports to facilitate their activities, the foreign minister told Reuters.

Souef Mohamed El Amine also said Comoros would cancel 158 diplomatic passports that had been bought and scrap any nominations of honorary consulships that could not be justified in a review now under way by authorities.

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Themes: Naturalisation and Marriage, ID Documents and Passports, Statelessness
Regions: Comoros
Year: 2017