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Murder in Malaysia shows North Korea reckless, bolder – South Korea PM

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The killing of North Korea leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half- brother in Malaysia last week shows the brutality of isolated North Korea and its
SEOUL: The killing of North Korea leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half- brother in Malaysia last week shows the brutality of isolated North Korea and its “terrorism tactics are getting bolder”, South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn said on Monday.
South Korean and U. S. officials believe Kim Jong Nam was killed by agents from the reclusive North, whose diplomats in Kuala Lumpur have sought to prevent an autopsy on the 46-year-old’s body and demanded it be handed over.
Malaysian police said on Sunday they had arrested a North Korean man in connection with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, and that four other North Korean suspects had fled Malaysia on the day of the attack at Kuala Lumpur airport.
Hwang told a meeting of South Korea’s National Security Council that it was nearly certain that North Korea was behind the killing of Kim Jong Nam, the eldest son of the late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il.
“The murder carried out in public at an international airport of a third country is an unforgivable and inhumane criminal act and clearly demonstrates the recklessness and brutality of the North Korean regime that will spare no avenues when it comes to perpetuating itself,” Hwang said.

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