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Thu Jul 4, 2019, 08:53 AM

Alek Sigley: Australian student released from North Korea

Source: The Guardian


Student detained for a week in North Korea says he is ‘very good’ as he arrives at airport in Beijing

Michael McGowan
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Thu 4 Jul 2019 00.19 EDT Last modified on Thu 4 Jul 2019 04.25 EDT

Alek Sigley, the 29-year-old Australian who was missing in North Korea for more than a week, has left the country and arrived safely in China. An upbeat Sigley briefly spoke to a throng of reporters waiting for him at the airport in Beijing on Thursday, saying: “I’m OK, I’m OK, yeah. I’m good. I’m very good.”.

Speaking in Perth, his father, Gary Sigley, said the family were “over the moon” that his son was safe, saying he understood his son had been “in constant good spirits and well the whole time”.

Australia’s foreign minister, Marise Payne, said Sigley’s release would not have happened without the help of Sweden.

Sigley’s detention was confirmed overnight by the Swedish envoy to North Korea, Payne told 2GB radio.


Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/04/alek-sigley-australian-student-released-from-north-korea-reports

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Jul 4, 2019, 10:05 AM

1. Okay, how long before trump tweets that he is responsible

for the release of this man?

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jul 5, 2019, 02:54 PM

2. Why the fuck would anybody travel to Korth Korea?

Death wish? It's just as foolish as traveling to Trumputin's U.S.A.!

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