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Ri Jong-Chol of North Korea arrested in Kim Jong-Nam killing released

  • Kim Jong-nam assassination, Ri Jong Chol, North Korean
    North Korean Ri Jong Chol speaks in front of reporters at the North Korean Embassy in Beijing

    47-year-old Ri Jong-Chol was freed a day after attorney general Mohamed Apandi Ali announced there was insufficient evidence to charge him and that he would be deported

  • Kim Jong-nam assassination, Ri Jong Chol, North Korean
    Malaysia has cancelled a visa-free travel deal with North Korea and recalled its envoy to Pyongyang.

    Seven other North Koreans are wanted in connection with the killing, including a diplomat and an airline employee who are believed to be in Malaysia.

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