The Wall Street Journal: Body of slain North Korean exchanged for 9 Malaysian diplomats

Malaysia sent the embalmed body of the slain estranged half brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un back to North Korea in exchange for nine Malaysians detained in Pyongyang, both countries said, breaking a weekslong diplomatic deadlock over a brazen killing.

The complex exchange that began on Thursday followed a week of secretive talks in Malaysia. The remains of Kim Jong Nam were loaded onto a plane bound for Beijing as a Malaysian air force plane departed from Pyongyang with three Malaysian diplomats and their six family members. Both governments said they had agreed to lift travel bans introduced in March to prevent each other’s nationals from leaving their territories, and said Mr.

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