The North Korean regime has the messages debunks that one of his toponderhandelaars to a labour camp would be sent. About the fate of another high diplomat is still uncertainty.
At the end of last week there were reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are toponderhandelaar, Kim Jong-chol, to a work camp had been sent after the failed summit in February in Hanoi, the American president Donald Trump.
Kim Jong-chol led the negotiations with the United States about the nuclear disarmament in the run-up to Kim’s and Trumps second top. That meeting failed.
A South Korean newspaper had at the end of last week’s message that Kim Jong-chol was set aside, and that a high diplomat, special envoy for the United States, Kim Hyok-chol, were executed.
Monday, the official North Korean news agency KCN a message about a concert that Kim Jong-chol Sunday attended with the North Korean leader. There is a photo published of the two together, according to the South Korean news agency Yonhap. The face of the top japanese diplomat is on that picture or partly hidden behind his hands.
Kim Hyok-chol was not on the list of attendees of the gig.
It is often difficult to posts about cleansing within the North Korean regime to get confirmation.
“The way that country people be set aside, is extreme and not infrequently violent. If heads roll, you should have that taken literally, ” said Korea expert Koen De Ceuster this weekend is still in The Standard.