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NKorea denies Beijing visit by Kim’s son: Chinese report

Posted By admin On June 17, 2009 @ 3:39 am In World News | Comments Disabled

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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

North Korea has denied a report that its leader Kim Jong-Il’s third son visited Beijing earlier this month, Chinese state media quoted a Pyongyang diplomat as saying Wednesday.

The Global Times carried the denial one day after Japan’s Asahi Shimbun newspaper said that Kim Jong-Un arrived for the secret visit by air around June 10 and met Chinese President Hu Jintao and other senior Chinese leaders.

“In my view, it is groundless reporting,” a diplomat at the North Korean embassy in Beijing told the Global Times, speaking on condition of anonymity.

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The diplomat said Japanese media used “fabricated facts” in their news reports, the paper said.

The Asahi Shimbun reported Tuesday that during the visit, a North Korean aide told the Chinese side that Kim had unofficially been anointed to succeed his father.

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