North Korea: Executes vice premier for discontent with leader: Yonhap

Published August 14, 2015 by godshope1971

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea’s vice premier was executed by firing squad this year after showing discontent with the policies of the country’s leader Kim Jong Un, a South Korean media report said on Wednesday.

Yonhap News Agency cited an unnamed source as saying that the 63-year-old Choe Yong Gon, a former delegate for North-South cooperation, was executed, marking another death of a senior official in a series of high-level purges since Kim Jong Un took charge in late 2011. ∞∞∞∞∞ MORE »»»»

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