North Korea Purges Vice Minister After Diplomat Fled, Paper SaysBy
JoongAng says official banished to farming area as punishment
South Korean government says it is checking the report
North Korea has purged a deputy foreign minister as punishment for the defection of a high-ranking diplomat, South Korea’s JoongAng Ilbo newspaper said.
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