Before execution, they were accused of spying for the United States.
DPRK leader Kim Jong-un executed five people after the summit’s failure with US President Donald Trump in Hanoi. This was reported by the South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo.
The source of the journalists claims that in March at the Mirim military airfield, the DPRK special representative for US affairs Kim Hyok Chol and four employees of the North Korean foreign ministry were executed. Before execution, they were accused of spying for the United States.
In addition, the journalists reported that the head of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea for the reunification of Kim Yong Chol was sent to hard labor for “re-education”. According to the newspaper, the authorities also accused the interpreter Kim Jong-un of a critical error and sent him to prison.
On 27-28 February, the summit of Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un was held in Hanoi . The leaders of the two countries did not reach agreements and canceled the dinner by the end of the meeting. Then the White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders, called the meeting “very good and constructive.”