TITLE

A shaper of North Korean defects, bringing secrets

AUTHOR(S)
Barr, Cameron W.; Baker, Michael
PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/13/97, Vol. 89 Issue 55, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9702200286

 

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