On the morning of Wednesday, February 15, the National intelligence Agency of the Republic of Korea confirmed that the family of the deceased at the airport of Kuala Lumpur Kim Jong-Nam, the elder half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN, is under the protection of the Chinese authorities, reports the South Korean Agency Yonhap.
The official report said that his wife and one of his sons Kim Jong-Nam was granted asylum in Beijing, another son is in Macao.
Earlier, Malaysian police confirmed that the man poisoned in the airport of Kuala Lumpur – Kim Jong-Nam, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN. This was reported by the Straits Times with reference to the representative of local law enforcement.
The publication MalaysiaKini, citing police, wrote that in departures to Kim Jong-Nam is approached by a woman and threw on his head a cloth soaked in an unidentified liquid, and then he died on the way to the hospital. According to The Straits Times, Kim Jong-Nam killed with poisoned needles.
Previously, the Agency Reuters with reference to the cable channel TV Chosun reported that the brother of the leader of North Korea was eliminated by North Korean secret services.
46-year-old Kim Jong Nam, the older brother of the dictator, spent part of life abroad, and he publicly criticized the policy of his family, led to the complete isolation of the DPRK. In the past he was detained on suspicion of crossing borders with forged documents.
It is known that in 2012 Kim Jong-Nam asked his younger brother to pardon.
Women who poisoned Kim Jong-Nam, fled the scene in a taxi, they are wanted by the police.