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N. Korean diplomats, families leave Malaysia after broken ties Updated: 2021-03-22 08:26:18 KST

North Korean diplomats have left their embassy in Malaysia.
This comes after the two countries cut diplomatic ties over the extradition of a North Korean to the United States on money laundering charges.
Malaysia expelled North Korean officials and their families on Friday, ordering them to leave the country within 48 hours.
On Sunday, they were seen at the airport checking in for a flight to Shanghai.
One North Korean official leaving the embassy slammed Malaysia for being "subservient" to Washington and said the incident was an anti-Pyeongyang conspiracy.
Ties between North Korea and Malaysia have been virtually frozen since the regime's leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother was assassinated at Kuala Lumpur airport in 2017.
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