TITLE

Elder son Kim Jong-Nam may still be in the running to succeed his father

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
East-Asia-Intel Reports;2/14/2007, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the possibility for Kim Jong-Nam to be the next president of North Korea. Kim has stayed overseas to carry out missions for his father, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il. As Kim has long been living in exile, most analyst have concluded he has been disqualified from the sibling rivalry to succeed his father. But sources said Kim is being reevaluated by his father and could still emerge as the country's next leader.
ACCESSION #
24360650

 

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