Another North Korean possibly involved in Kim Jong-nam murder

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Malaysian authorities believe four North Korean spies orchestrated the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the playboy brother of North Korea's leader, and remain in the country.

Jong Nam was at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) on Feb 13, awaiting a flight to Macau, when two women attacked him, wiping his face with what was later identified as VX nerve agent.

The family of Kim Jong Nam, who was killed last month, has given consent to Malaysia to decide what to do with his body, police in Kuala Lumpur have said.

The event, held at the As-Salam Mosque in the embassy complex, ended with the reading of a special prayer for the safety of 11 Malaysians, including three officers of the Malaysian Embassy in Pyongyang, who are now stranded there after the North Korean government banned all Malaysian citizens from leaving the republic.

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The New Straits Times, meanwhile, said the footage also showed another man with a black outfit always a few steps behind Kim Jong-nam as he made his way to the airport's medical clinic following the chemical attack.

Malaysia has not initiated formal negotiations with North Korea over the release of nine Malaysians now stranded in the reclusive nation after Pyongyang barred the South-east Asian nation's citizens from leaving following a fallout over the killing of Kim Jong-nam.

A US lawmaker's move to introduce legislation calling for redesignating North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism reflects the USA legislature's "bipartisan" stance against a provocative North Korea, a Seoul official said Saturday.

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"The only parties that will benefit from this incident are the enemy countries", Pak Myong Ho told reporters at a news conference in North Korea's embassy in Beijing Thursday.

Officials say police confirmed Kim's identity using the DNA of one of his children.

"However, for now, the family have given permission to our government to manage the body".

"They have given consent to the government on what to do with the body". That includes a period where the United States has provided $1.35billion (£1.1bn) in assistance to North Korea as an encouragement to take a different pathway. There are fears his 21-year-old son, Kim Han-Sol, could be targeted next. Two other suspects are believed to be hiding in the North Korean embassy in KL.

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The nine Malaysians now in North Korea were barred from leaving the country after Pyongyang issued a travel ban on Malaysian citizens there last week.

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