his family calls on Macron before his visit to Poitiers

The family of Tiphaine Véron, a French tourist whose disappearance in 2018 in Japan has never been clarified, hopes that “emblematic case of Poitiers justice“, His city of origin, will be mentioned Monday during the visit of Emmanuel Macron who is to launch the States General of Justice there. “We hope that the disappearance of Tiphaine, emblematic case of the justice of Poitiers, will be mentioned“Damien Véron, the older brother of the Poitevine, had indicated on Twitter on Saturday, with reference to the judicial information for”kidnapping and forcible confinementStill in progress in the city court.

For relatives, the file is carried with “difficulty“By the investigating judge because”lack of cooperation“From Japan to France, Damien Véron told AFP.

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Tiphaine Véron disappeared on July 29, 2018 in Nikko, a tourist city in northeastern Japan surrounded by hills and woods with famous shrines. Then 36 years old, the young woman, epileptic, had left her hotel to go for a walk, leaving behind her suitcase and passport. For three years, the searches carried out by his relatives on the spot, have yielded nothing, nor the judicial investigations carried out from Poitiers and in Japan.

The magistrate from Poitou recently sent an international letter of request to Japan to ask it to carry out new investigations.

Tiphaine Véron’s family deplores the fact that the criminal hypothesis has “never really exploredBy Japanese investigators. “We hope that the Japanese state will collaborate with French justice. President Macron is asked not to let go of the pressure on Japan», Emphasizes Damien Véron. With his family and their lawyers, the brother hopes to travel to Japan in 2022 to “to lean onTheir requests.

The President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron, is traveling to Poitiers on Monday to launch the Estates General of Justice which aims to “take stock of the state of justice and formulate concrete proposals to put it at the center of democratic debate», According to the Élysée.

During his visit to Japan in July for the opening of the Tokyo Olympics, the President discussed the Véron affair with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.

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