Skip to comments.North Korea executed envoy to US and officials after failed Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi
Posted on 05/30/2019 7:51:53 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
North Korea executed Kim Hyok-chol, its special envoy to the United States, and foreign ministry officials who carried out working-level negotiations for the second US-North Korea summit in February, holding them responsible for its collapse, a South Korean newspaper reported on Friday.
Kim Yong-chol, a senior official who had been US Secretary of State Mike Pompeos counterpart in the run-up to the summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Hanoi, is also said to have been subjected to forced labour and ideological education, the Chosun Ilbo reported.
The North Korean leader is believed to be carrying out a massive purge to divert attention away from internal turmoil and discontent, the newspaper said.
Kim Hyok-chol was investigated and executed at Mirim Airport with four foreign ministry officials in March, an unnamed North Korea source said, according to the Chosun Ilbo, adding that they were charged with spying for the United States.
Kim Hyok-chol had been the negotiations counterpart to US special representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun before the summit.
Kim Yong-chol was forced to work in Jagang Province after his dismissal, the source said, adding that Kim Song-hye, who carried out working-level negotiations with Kim Hyok-chol, was sent to a political prison camp, Chosun reported.
Better to be Saddam Hussein’s soccer players after a loss.
There’s been some fake news out of N Korea lately regarding executions. One was a well known female singer who was supposed to have been executed but turned out was alive.
Looks like the whole room knows he is toast.
To borrow Trumps tagline....Youre Fired!
“You are obsolete”
No in North Korea you are dead. I wonder what happened to their families.
Big Media will blame Trump for their deaths.
All of it, or just some of it?
They emulate China so much I wonder if they charge his family for the cost of the bullet.
Similar to Saddam Hussein for “taking care” of their olympic wrestler for not taking the gold.
There is a saying in Japan, that the nail that sticks out, gets hammered. Best not to rise to heights in North Korea.
Caligula and his Praetorian Guards beneath the Coliseum, Hitler and members of the Wehrmacht General Staff at the Wolf’s Lair, Ceausescu and the whole Romanian people. Sooner or later those surrounding a dictator realize they’re going to someday be next. And the only way to avoid it is to strike first. Kim’s time is coming.
Body language analysis of the summit, for what it’s worth:
KJU really wanted those KFC’s...
Id even buy the event on Pay per View even if the money went to the Clinton Global Initiative
and is it impeachable?
Talk about job insecurity. No wonder they don’t have retirement plans in No. Korea. Nobody of any rank in the govt lives long enough to enjoy them.
A few less people wont hurt. Not our concern anyway, but interesting to note.
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