In an interview with Laura Shin on Tuesday Earth Luna Founder Do Kwon argued that the Red Notice is not an international arrest warrant.
The founder also denied Shin at other points of questioning in a conversation that was guaranteed to anger some members of the Terra community.
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Do Kwon has been the subject of an Interpol red notice since September, issued at the request of South Korean officials. It is believed that Kwan is currently in Singapore, with the Terra founder claiming he is making no effort to to conceal,
Laura Shin, who was interviewing Do Kwon for him podcastStarted by asking Kwon why he “didn’t return to South Korea” seeing South Korea. Prosecutors Arrest warrant was issued and much wanted to interrogate him.
Kwon immediately took issue with the phrasing of that question and began to refute its premise.
“We have requested an investigation into the status of the Red Notice, but as far as I understand it is not an international arrest warrant, and it clearly states in its website,” Do Kwon on the Unchained podcast he said.
“Every sovereign nation may interpret a red notice in any way it sees appropriate. Second point of clarification – I haven’t been living in South Korea since late last year, so saying ‘return to South Korea’ would not be correct. A more accurate point would be to say ‘Will I travel to South Korea?'”
Up to that second point the North is probably “no” because Kwon has not already made any attempt to travel to South Korea.
On the second point, Kwon is correct that Red Notice is not international. to arrest warrant, but it Is There is a worldwide request that the local authorities arrest the man. exact words on Website Is in this type:
“Red Notice is a request for law enforcement worldwide to locate and provisionally arrest a person pending extradition, surrender, or similar legal action. A Red Notice is not an international arrest warrant.”
Kwon’s passport will expire on Wednesday
While a Red Notice doesn’t force Do Kwon to move to South Korea, Terra’s founder’s passport becomes invalid Wednesday, That fact may still force Kwon’s hand. Once Kwon’s passport is no longer valid, it is speculated that the local authorities should deport him.
That said, the cases for terra (LUNA) are rarely as simple as they first seem.
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