Experts say Jang’s removal will help Kim Jong-un consolidate his power base with a group of younger aides. Until he was fired, Jang was widely considered to be working to ensure his nephew firmly established his grip on power in the past two years.
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‘DISSOLUTE AND DEPRAVED’:An aide to Jang Song-thaek has reportedly fled to China, where he is being protected by S Korea, in the biggest defection in 15 years
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