No Signs of Cardiac Arrest or Puncture Wounds on Kim Jong-nam
- Author: Leroy Wright Feb 22, 2017,
Feb 22, 2017, 10:12
"The United States and North Korea are the parties most directly involved, and they must as soon as possible be politically decisive", Wang said, adding China would continue to play a mediating role.
Malaysian police say they are seeking a senior official at the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur in connection with the killing of Kim Jong-nam.
Malaysia has no reason to "want to do something that would paint North Koreans in a bad light", he told reporters.
But all that could come to an end following a war of words over Malaysia's probe into the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, which has seen Pyongyang's envoy to Kuala Lumpur savage local police, and Malaysia recall its ambassador to the North.
South Korea's Unification Minister Hong Yong-Pyo said Monday it was becoming even more clear that the North Korean government was behind the killing of Kim Jong-Nam.
At least three of the wanted North Koreans took a flight from Jakarta to Dubai on the evening of the murder, an Indonesian immigration official said.
"It has been seven days since the incident but there is no clear evidence on the cause of the death and at the moment we can not trust the investigation by the Malaysian police", he told reporters.
The other two are Kim Uk Il, a staff member of North Korea's state airline Air Koryo, and Ri Ji U.
Before Khalid, Malaysia's Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed also said that their office would provide full security to Kim Han-sol - the eldest son of Kim Jong-nam - if he were to come to Malaysia to claim his father's body. Kim Jong Nam had been caught using fake travel documents in the past. Our team was in Netherlands with global forensic teams for the MH17 case, and also in Indonesia after the AirAsia 8501 plane tragedy to assist them...we know exactly what to do and what are the process.
North Korea's ambassador to Malaysia has cast doubt on the investigation.
"It has become a very high-profile case". ― Bernama picSEPANG, Feb 22 ― The Malaysian Ambassador to North Korea Mohamad Nizan Mohamad, who was called back to Kuala Lumpur last Monday for "consultations" arrived at the KL International Airport (KLIA) here today. Last year, South Korea shut down the Kaesong industrial complex after North Korea's fourth nuclear test and serious inter-Korean interactions have been limited.
A clip of footage from an airport security camera, obtained by Kyodo News, purportedly taken at the time of the attack on Kim shows a woman apparently wearing a white shirt suddenly and quickly approaching him from behind as he stood at a self-service check-in kiosk.
Aishah said she was "not aware it was an assassination attempt by alleged foreign agents", Indonesian police chief Tito Karnavian told reporters in Aceh Province.
One of the female suspect has reportedly told investigators that she had been told she was taking part in a TV prank show and had not been aware the liquid was poison.
"Imports of coal produced in North Korea - including shipments already declared to the customs but yet to be released - will be suspended for the remainder of this year", said China's Ministry of Commerce in a short public statement posted to the ministry's website.