A shaper of North Korean defects, bringing secrets

Barr, Cameron W.; Baker, Michael
February 1997
Christian Science Monitor;2/13/97, Vol. 89 Issue 55, p1
Reports that Hwang Jang Yop, a North Korean official filed for asylum in at South Korea's embassy in Beijing, China, and left the country. Highest-ranking official to try to defect since the Korean peninsula; Uncertainty of why Yop took the step; How the defection affects North Korea.


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