The Malaysian government has declared the Ambassador of North Korea in Kuala Lumpur Kang Chul persona non grata, according to Reuters. North Korean diplomat ordered to leave the country within the next 48 hours.
In this decision, the Agency said, Malaysia had taken over the death of Kim Jong-Nam, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong UN, at the airport of Kuala Lumpur.
The North Korean Ambassador stated in February that North Korea cannot trust the investigation authorities of Malaysia killing Kim Jong-Nam and accused the country into “collusion with outside forces”, including with South Korea, which Pyongyang perennial border conflict. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Malaysia Anifah Haji Aman asked the Ambassador to apologize for his remarks, but no action by the North Korean diplomat was not followed.
An assassination attempt on Kim Jong-Nam occurred on February 14. According to the investigation, he was attacked by two women, one of whom allegedly threw at his face is impregnated with toxic substance of the handkerchief, after which the victim died.
After the examination in the investigation, the police found the skin of Kim Jong-Nam traces of the nerve agent VX, which, under the provisions of the international Convention on chemical weapons is prohibited.