North Korea Breakdown of diplomatic relations Malaysia From. Malaysia’s actions destroyed “the basis of bilateral relations based on respect for sovereignty,” according to a statement issued by the North Korean Foreign Ministry. In view of the seriousness of the situation, “the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea announced a complete severance of relations.”
what happened? Last week, Malaysia’s highest court ruled that a North Korean businessman living in the Southeast Asian country should appeal to the court United States of America He could be extradited, who accused him of banning the export of luxury goods to North Korea and money laundering.
“The main culprits in this accident”
North Korea accused the Malaysian government of committing “a shameful act and a serious and unforgivable crime.” In the statement published by state media, she added that the North Korean concerned is innocent. At the same time, the State Department threatened the United States to pay it the “due price”. The United States is the mastermind and “the main culprit of this incident.”
North Korea is subject to harsh international sanctions over its nuclear weapons program. Relations between Malaysia and North Korea have been severely strained since 2017. In February four years ago, the half-brother of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un, Kim Jong Nam, at an airport Kuala Lumpur A deadly poison attack was carried out. It is suspected that North Korean intelligence was behind the attack.
Factor VX, a neurotoxin, was found in Kim Jong Nam’s body. Was later Sentenced a Vietnamese woman with an Indonesian woman. They smeared VX on Kim Jong Nam at the airport. Both women always assured that North Korean spies brought them to the battlefield with a stunt. They thought it was a joke for a TV show.