. . .Seoul – Former US president Jimmy Carter has sent condolences for the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il and expressed a wish to visit the communist country, the North’s state media said on Thursday.
“In the message Jimmy Carter extended condolences to Kim Jong-Un and the Korean people over the demise of leader Kim Jong-Il,” the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported.
It said the message was sent on Monday, the same day that the communist state announced its longtime leader had died of a heart attack aged 69, urging people to rally around his youngest son and successor Kim Jong-Un. . .