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North Korea warns Malaysia for 'forcing' post-mortem on Kim Jong Nam


The North Korean embassy accused Malaysia of trying to hide information over Kim Jong Nam’s death and threatened to
KUALA LUMPUR: The North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur has accused Malaysia of “forcing” a post-mortem on the body of Kim Jong Nam, saying it would reject the findings.
Speaking to Channel NewsAsia and other media, North Korean ambassador Kang Chol said the country would “strongly respond to this act by the Malaysia side” and bring the matter to the international court.
The ambassador made the comments at about 11.40pm on Friday (Feb 17), after seemingly trying to gain entry into the National Institute of Forensic Medicine at Hospital Kuala Lumpur where Kim Jong Nam’s body is being held.
Kim Jong Nam died in what police speculate could be an assassination on Monday at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2. A post-mortem was completed on Tuesday.
Mr Chol is demanding that Malaysia release the body and findings of the post-mortem immediately.
In a statement on Friday night, the embassy said a representative had met with the “high officer of the Malaysian Police” on Friday and had “strongly demanded him to release the body”, but the demand was rejected.

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