North Korea's Top Negotiator With South Dies in Traffic Accident

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  • Kim Yang Gon Held Talks to Defuse Tensions With South Korea
  • Death May Add Uncertainty to North Korea's Policy on South

Kim Yang-Gon.

Photographer: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

A senior North Korean official who helped craft an agreement in August to defuse military tensions with South Korea has been killed in a traffic accident.

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