Kim Jong-un apologizes for killing of South Korean official

Kim Jong-un apologizes for killing of South Korean official

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has apologized for the killing of the South Korean official by the military earlier this week, Yonhap news agency reported citing the presidential office.

“I am deeply sorry that an unexpected and unfortunate thing has happened in our territorial waters,” the North Korean leader said in a message, according to officials in the South.

In a formal letter sent to Seoul, the North conveyed Kim’s message that he felt “very sorry” for “disappointing” South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

The official had been shot dead and his body burned, according to South Korea.

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