Kim body to be sent to North Korea, Malaysians freed: Malaysia PM

North Korean citizens in Kuala Lumpur will also be allowed to return home.

Published: 30th March 2017 05:45 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th March 2017 05:45 PM   |  A+A-

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Kim Jong-Un's half brother Kim Jong-Nam. (File | AFP)


KUALA LUMPUR: The body of Kim Jong-Nam will be sent to North Korea and nine Malaysians in Pyongyang will be allowed to leave, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said today.

North Korean citizens in Kuala Lumpur will also be allowed to return home, the statement said. "... following the completion of the autopsy on the deceased and receipt of a letter from his family requesting the remains be returned to North Korea, the coroner has approved the release of the body," said Najib.


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