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MOFA Considers Next Steps in KAL Case

MOFA Considers Next Steps in KAL Case

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Published by Michael Best
These documents concern the crash of Korean Air Flight (KAL) 858 on November 29, 1987. KAL was exploded in mid-air by a time bomb planted by North Korean Agents. All 104 passengers and 11 crewmembers were killed. Included are documents on the investigation into the crash; the arrest and trial of Ms. Kim Hyon-Hui who admitted the terrorist act; and the response by South Korea, the United States, and the International Community.
These documents concern the crash of Korean Air Flight (KAL) 858 on November 29, 1987. KAL was exploded in mid-air by a time bomb planted by North Korean Agents. All 104 passengers and 11 crewmembers were killed. Included are documents on the investigation into the crash; the arrest and trial of Ms. Kim Hyon-Hui who admitted the terrorist act; and the response by South Korea, the United States, and the International Community.

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Published by: Michael Best on Aug 22, 2012
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ACTION SCT-020 150903Z JAN 88FM AMEMBASSY SEOULTO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 6796INFO AMEMBASSY MOSCOWAMEMBASSY BEIJINGAMEMBASSY TOKYOAMEMBASSY MANAMAUSMISSION USUN NEW YORKUSCINCPAC HONOLULU HICOMUSKOREA SEOUL KSS E C R E T SECTION 01 OF 02 SEOUL 00562CINCPAC ALSO FOR FPA FINNEYE.O. 12356: DECL:OADRTAGS: PTER, PREL, KS, KN, USSUBJECT: MOFA CONSIDERS NEXT
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REFS: A) SEOUL 468; B) STATE 11838
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DATE/CASE ID: 10 AUG 2009 200807065
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"DESPICABLE ACT."
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REGARDING THE U.S. PUBLIC AFFAIRS GUIDANCE (REF B)
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