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N.Korea rejects autopsy report on death of president’s brother

N.Korean rejects autopsy report on death of president's brother

Authorities in North Korea say they is rejecting the autopsy report of the poisoning of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean President Kim Jong-Un who died after he was attacked with a chemical substance by the two suspected female agents.

Speaking through envoy, Kang Chol, North Korea said it would “categorically reject” Malaysia’s autopsy report on the death of the man who was killed at an airport in Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur on his way to the Chinese territory of Macau, where he had been living, after he was given protection by China.

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Chol also demanded that his body be released immediately for another autopsy to be carried out in North Korea.

“The Malaysian side forced the post-mortem without our permission and witnessing,” Kang told reporters outside the hospital late on Friday. “We will categorically reject the result of the post mortem … ”

He also accused Malaysia of “concealing something” and “colluding with outside forces.” His statement made no reference to the identity of the man.

Following the death of Kim Jong-nam, fingers are now being pointed in the direction of his brother President Kim Jong-Un with South Korean news agency claiming that North Korea had long prepared for his murder.



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