Malaysian police reported that the substance was used to kill the brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN – Kim Jong-Nam is identified as VX agent, the TV channel “112 Ukraine” with reference to Reuters.
The police said that the samples that have investigated the Malaysian chemical laboratory, was selected from eyes and faces of the dead, Kim Jong-Nam.
VX (VX) – fosfororganichyeskii a chemical warfare agent nerve agents. This is the most toxic ever artificially synthesized substances used in chemical weapons. The substance was created in 1955 in great Britain. Originally developed as a pesticide, however because of the extremely high toxicity have not found application in agriculture.
As previously reported, on February 13 at the airport in Kuala Lumpur was poisoned Kim Jong-Nam is the eldest son of former North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il. In the passport of the killed were listed but the name Kim Chol, although Malaysian authorities last week admitted that this is Kim Jong Nam.
However, the DPRK diplomats in Malaysia require participation in the investigation and transferring the dead body, which they call by the name of Kim Chol.