Kim Jong-un Apologizes Over The Killing of a South Korean Official

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North Korean chief Kim Jong-un has apologized to South Korea over the killing of an official who went lacking in a border area, native media reported Friday. 

In a proper discover to South Korea, Kim mentioned he felt “very sorry” for “disappointing” President Moon Jae-in and different South Koreans in reference to the incident, state-run Yonhap News Agency reported.

The North Korean army official mentioned on Thursday {that a} lacking official was shot useless by North Korean army and his physique burned.

Seoul mentioned the official was affiliated with South Korea’s Oceans and Fisheries Ministry who went lacking from a ship in waters off the western border island of Yeonpyeong on Monday.

Suh Hoon, director of South Korean nationwide safety, mentioned North Korea additionally shared the outcomes of its probe into the incident.

North Korean “troops operating near the western sea border fired more than 10 shots against the South Korean man intruding into the North’s waters,” Suh mentioned, quoting North Korea’s account.

Pyongyang added that its army didn’t in reality burn the physique however the “floating material” that carried the deceased official.

Moon and Kim have just lately exchanged private letters, Suh added.

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