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Chi following developments after Kim Jong-m’s death

Beijing, Feb 16: Chi on Thursday said it was closely following the events following the death of Kim Jong-m, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. “We are aware of relevant reports and will continue to keep an eye on any developments,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang was quoted as saying by Xinhua news agency. The North Korean embassy in Malaysia confirmed that a 46-year-old man holding a North Korean passport under the me Kim Chol was Kim Jong-m, according to local reports that quoted Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Kim requested help at Kuala Lumpur Intertiol Airport termil two after feeling unwell on Monday. He died on way to hospital. Malaysian police have arrested three suspects — a 26-year-old male Malaysian, a female bearing an Indonesian passport, and a female holding a Vietmese passport — in its investigation. (IANS)

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