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North Korean leader’s uncle rumored to be dismissed

North Korean leader’s uncle rumored to be dismissed

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Jang Song Thaek

By Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – South Korea’s spy agency believes that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s powerful uncle may have been dismissed from his posts last month and that two of his aides were executed, two lawmakers said Tuesday.

The lawmakers said they were told by South Korea’s National Intelligence Service that Jang Song Thaek has not been seen publicly since then, indicating he may have been dismissed. Read the full story

Posted in Vol 32 No 50 | 12/7-12/13, World NewsComments (0)

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