North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Photo: KCNA via Reuters North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Photo: KCNA via Reuters
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Photo: KCNA via Reuters
Malaysia

Malaysia shuts embassy in North Korea as Pyongyang cuts diplomatic ties over US extradition of its citizen

  • North Korean Mun Chol-myong had lived in Malaysia for a decade and was arrested in May 2019 after US authorities requested his extradition
  • He denied that he had laundered funds through front companies and that he issued fraudulent documents to support illicit shipments to his country

Topic |   Malaysia
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Photo: KCNA via Reuters North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Photo: KCNA via Reuters
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Photo: KCNA via Reuters
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