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Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korean leader, 'was a CIA informant'

‘Nexus’ between US intelligence agency and Kim before 2017 assassination, WSJ reports
Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korea’s leader, met CIA operatives, the Wall Street Journal has claimed. Photograph: Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images

Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, was a CIA informant before he was assassinated in Malaysia in 2017, a report has claimed.

Citing an unnamed “person knowledgeable about the matter”, the “there was a nexus” between Kim Jong-nam and

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