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Yonhap: N. Korean Military Chief Executed for Corruption

The chief of North Korea's military was executed this month on corruption and other charges, sources familiar with North Korean affairs said Wednesday, according to Yonhap News. Army General Ri Yong Gil, chief of staff of the Korean People's Army, also faced charges of pursuing personal gain, Yonhap reported, citing an unidentified source familiar with the nation’s affairs. Ri was not named after North Korea launched a long-range rocket on February 7, according to Yonhap, which...

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