…because the chief, Hyong Yong Chol, fell asleep during one of Kim’s meetings. USA might not have to do anything about North Korea’s Nuclear threats. By the time their ready to launch, Kim Yong Un will have executed all his military leaders.
Just days after grabbing international attention for reportedly testing a submarine-fired ballistic missile, North Korea executed its defense chief on the order of dictator Kim Jong Un. That’s according to South Korea’s spy agency, which briefed Seoul’s lawmakers on the development Wednesday.
The execution reportedly took place in public, with hundreds of onlookers watching as Hyon Yong Chol was killed by firing squad, using anti-aircraft guns. The reported offense? Falling asleep during a meeting and showing disrespect to Kim.
Hyon has represented North Korea in meetings abroad, most recently with a trip to Russia in April. Kim has yet to leave the country since coming to power following his father’s death in 2011.
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