A person from the North Korean embassy in Madrid tells reporters not to take pictures of the diplomatic building. Photo: AP

Spanish judge ‘wants US to hand over North Korea embassy intruders’, as dissident Cheollima Civil Defence group admits responsibility

  • All 10 suspects in the February incident at the North Korean embassy in Madrid fled to the US, a Spanish judicial document says
  • Cheollima Civil Defence admits it carried out the incident, but says it was invited into the embassy and tried to convince a diplomat there to defect
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A person from the North Korean embassy in Madrid tells reporters not to take pictures of the diplomatic building. Photo: AP
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A man rings an intercom of North Korea’s embassy in Madrid. Photo: Reuters

Intruders at North Korean embassy in Madrid contacted FBI: Spanish court

  • A court said it had found evidence of trespassing, injuries, threats and burglary committed by “a criminal organisation” on February 22
  • Investigators named a Mexican national as the leader of a gang that broke in to the embassy, tied up the staff and stole computers from the building
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A man rings an intercom of North Korea’s embassy in Madrid. Photo: Reuters
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