Kim Jong Il Dead: William Hague Leads Political Reaction After North Korean Leader Dies

Posted: Updated:
Print Article

William Hague has said the death of Kim Jong Il could be a "turning point" for nuclear state North Korea, in a statement on Monday.

The foreign secretary was the first British political leader to react to the death of the dictator.

Following the news, Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda was reported to have set up a crisis management team and South Korean military was on high alert.

See our slideshow below for political reaction to Jong Il's death as it comes in.

of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Around the Web

North Korea's Kim Jong Il Dies - Bloomberg

North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il, 69, Has Died | Fox News

North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il Is Dead

Oil Falls a Fourth Day on Europe Debt Concern, Kim Jong Il Death

Kim Jong-il dies at the age of 69

With Kim Jong Il's death, Nikki Haley becomes “World's Most Transparent Leader”

Kim Jong Il, a Cold War-era leader in modern times

Kim Jong Il's Death Leaves Region On Edge