TOKYO, March 13. /Offset. TASS Igor Belyaev, Vasily Golovnin/. The Secretary-General of the Cabinet of Ministers of Japan Acehide Suga left the answer to the question of whether the Japanese government handed over to Malaysian police, the fingerprints of the deceased in Kuala Lumpur Kim Jong-Nam , brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN.

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“There is a consequence, and we would like to avoid any comments, – has told on a press-conferences in Tokyo the Secretary General of the Cabinet of Ministers of Yoshihide Suga. – But I can confirm that we are working closely with Malaysia on this issue, working on the collection and analysis of information.”

Previously, the Agency Kyodo reported that the Japanese side conveyed the Malaysian police fingerprints Kim Jong-Nam. According to the Agency, his fingerprints are Japanese law enforcement authorities received in 2001, when Kim Jong-Nam tried to enter Japan with forged documents, but was arrested and expelled from the country.

Kim Jong-Nam died February 13, on the way to the hospital from the airport of Kuala Lumpur. According to the Ministry of health of Malaysia, his death was caused by exposure to the banned nerve agent VX (VX). Pyongyang continues to insist on the fact that in Malaysia, died a citizen of the DPRK who had a passport in the name of Kim Chol. The North Korean side believes that the cause of death was a heart attack, not poisoning with chemical substances, according to the Malaysian side.

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