May 22, 2024

Mexico expels North Korean ambassador in response to sixth nuke test

Kim Hyong Gil is now persona non grata, has 72 hours to leave the country

Mexico's Secretariat of Foreign Affairs on Thursday announced that it has decided to expel North Korean ambassador Kim Hyong Gil, giving him 72 hours to leave the country, in protest against the DPRK's sixth nuke test on Sunday.

"Today, the Mexican government declared Mr. Kim Hyong Gil, ambassador of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, persona non grata, giving him 72 hours to leave the country," the statement reads.

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