North Korean Ambassador Expelled from Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Saturday expelled the North Korean ambassador to the country, declaring him “persona non grata.” Kang has been given 48 hours to leave the country.

The move comes nearly three weeks after Kim Jong Nam, half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was murdered at Kuala Lumpur’s airport with a toxic nerve agent Kang Chol, North Korea’s ambassador to Malaysia, said his country “cannot trust” Malaysia’s handling of the probe, and also accused the country of “colluding with outside forces.” “Malaysia had demanded an apology from the ambassador for his comments but none was forthcoming,” Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Haji Aman said in a statement on Saturday .

Source: Qatar News Agency