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Kim Jong Nam case: Malaysia's foreign minister counters North Korean envoy's criticism

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Malaysia’s foreign minister Anifah Aman on Friday (Feb 24) called the North Korean ambassador
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s foreign minister Anifah Aman on Friday (Feb 24) called the North Korean ambassador “delusional” in his accusations against the Malaysian government, following the death of the man believed to be Kim Jong Nam.
Speaking to journalists, he reminded North Korea’s envoy Kang Chol of the importance of enjoying Malaysian government confidence while serving in the country.
“As the ambassador to Malaysia, he must realise that he must enjoy the confidence of the government of Malaysia.
“I hope you understand what I mean by you must enjoy the confidence of the government,” said Anifah after briefing journalists on the forthcoming state visit of King Salman Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia to Malaysia.
Referring to the Kim Jong-nam probe, Anifah said the police investigation into the case was ongoing and they should be allowed to focus fully on finding the cause of death and those responsible for the killing.
Anifah said that at this juncture, Malaysia did not see the need to dignify Kang Chol’s statements and accusations against the Malaysian government.

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