Seoul said the killing of Kim Jong-Nam act of terrorism by North Korea
SEOUL, February 20. /Offset. TASS Stanislav Varivoda/. The murder of Kim Jong-Nam — brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN is an act of terrorism, showing the brutality of the Pyongyang regime. With this statement made at a briefing in Seoul, the official representative of the Ministry of unification Republic of Korea (ROK) Jung Joon-Hee.
According to his version, “this attack once again proved unpredictable and violent nature of the North Korean regime”.
Earlier on Monday the acting President of the ROK Hwang Kyo-Ahn said that North Korea should be punished for the death of Kim Jong-Nam. “We need to strengthen cooperation with the international community to force North Korea to pay a commensurate price,” he said, noting that he had instructed relevant agencies to intensify contacts with all interested countries.
The official cause of death of Kim Jong-Nam, the older brother represented the leader of the DPRK, is still to be announced. The police of Malaysia stresses that to obtain the toxicology report may take some time. To date, the guards have detained four people, including two girls that got into the lenses of the cameras in the airport of Kuala Lumpur at the time of the attack.
Law enforcement agencies on 14 February confirmed the death of Kim Jong-Nam, who felt ill at the air port of the Malaysian capital, and died on the way to the hospital. According to police, he appealed for help from the ground personnel, complaining of severe dizziness. He could tell that the unknown splashed him in the face with a liquid, then disappeared. According to another version, an unknown woman brought it to his face soaked in some substance over the cloth. South Korean media, in turn, reported the attack using the poisoned needles. To date, none of the dubbed versions have not received official confirmation.