fredag 19. august 2016

Senior North Korean diplomat's defection a 'unique situation'

North Korea may send agents after a top diplomat who defected to South Korea recently, a defection expert told CNN. Liberty in North Korea Director of Research and Strategy Sokeel Park said the defection of senior North Korean diplomat Thae Yong Ho was a "unique situation," and could lead to threats of retaliation from North Korea. "There's been those kind of things that have happened in the past for very high level defectors, assassination attempts and death threats ... there will be protection from the South Korean authorities around this person, especially [in] the short term," Park said. Read more