Washington is considering adding North Korea to the list of countries sponsoring terrorism. It is reported by Kyodo, citing government and diplomatic sources.
According to interlocutors of the Agency, to the discussion of this issue in the administration of Donald Tram came in relation to the information that the attempt on the brother of the leader of the DPRK was applied highly toxic VX nerve agents.
Half-brother, Kim Jong-UN Kim Jong-Nam died February 13 after the attack at the airport of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. Surveillance cameras at the airport documented how Kim Jong-Nam has attacked two women, one of whom had applied something to his face.
In the case of the murder of Kim Jong-Nam was arrested several persons including a citizen of the DPRK. One of the suspects after the arrest said that the thought involved in the drawing, for which she was paid $90.
The Malaysian police said that the substance that had killed Kim Jong-Nam, presumably, is a toxin VX, which is in the category of chemical warfare agents, the use of which is banned worldwide.
North Korea made the list of the countries that, according to the official position of the U.S. Department of State, sponsor of terrorism in 1988. It was an explosion aboard a South Korean plane in 1987. Then killed 115 people, mostly citizens of South Korea.
In 2008, after an agreement was reached that the IAEA experts will have access to the nuclear facilities, Pyongyang, North Korea was excluded from the list of state sponsors of terrorism.
Currently, the list of countries that, according to the state Department, support for terrorism, the three countries — Iran, Sudan and Syria.