Kim Yang-gon

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Kim in October 2014.

Kim Yang-gon (Korean: 김양건; 24 April 1942 – 29 December 2015) was a North Korean politician. He was a member of the ruling party Workers' Party of Korea (WPK). He served as head of relations with South Korea from 2007 until his death, under both Kim Jong-il and later Kim Jong-un. He was born in Anju, South Pyongan Province.

Kim died in a car accident on 29 December 2015, aged 73.[1]

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  1. "N Korean official in charge of ties with South dies: Pyongyang". 30 December 2015. Retrieved 30 December 2015.