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Ex-South Korea leader Roh dead, aide says suicide

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posted on Aug, 18 2009 @ 05:33 AM
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Ex-S. Korean President Kim Dae-jung dead at 85


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SEOUL, South Korea – Former President Kim Dae-jung, who survived assassination attempts during his years as a dissident and won the Nobel Peace Prize for his reconciliation efforts with communist North Korea, died Tuesday. He was 85.

Kim, who had been hospitalized with pneumonia since last month, died shortly after 1:40 p.m. (0440 GMT), said Park Chang-il, chief of Severance Hospital in Seoul. He said Kim suffered respiratory distress, a pulmonary embolism and multiple organ failure.

The Nobel laureate's wife, three sons and ex-aides were at his side, according to lawmaker Park Jie-wo
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posted on Aug, 18 2009 @ 05:33 AM
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Two major South Korean political figures, former Presidents, dead in just tthree months time. He was 85, so I suppose its not that suspicious.

Kim Jong, Il sure knows how to hold on to life...but after he passes soon, it'll be a lot easier to put an end to that war and calm things down on the Peninsula and keep it that way.



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