TITLE

Kim Jong-Il rehabilitates brother-in-law, elevates second son, as North Korea prepares for change

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
East-Asia-Intel Reports;11/28/2007, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The reports on the rehabilitation of Jang Song-Taek, brother-in-law of North Korean ruler Kim Jong-Il, and the appointment of Kim Jong-Chol as deputy chief of a leadership division in the ruling Workers' Party. Jang's daughter committed suicide and he suffered a back injury when his Mercedes was struck by a military vehicle. Meanwhile, the appointment of Kim Jong-Chol made him the most likely to succeed his father, a Japanese newspaper said.
ACCESSION #
27882921

 

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