He and Pak Pong Ju, a fellow politburo member and former state premier who oversaw the North’s push to introduce more free market functions to revive its economy, are likely to be the figureheads leading a collective leadership.
He confirmed on Thursday that Bauer was among the initial list of people and entities of interest in the Philippine investigation.
Hayat Boumedienne, Coulibaly’s partner at the time of attack, is one of three of the 14 suspected accomplices who will be tried in absentia. It is not known if she is dead or alive.
【He 】【add】【ed 】【tha】【t t】【he 】【stu】【dy 】【did】【 no】【t c】【ons】【ide】【r w】【het】【her】【 gr】【oup】【s w】【ere】【 mo】【re 】【lik】【ely】【 to】【 ca】【tch】【 th】【e c】【oro】【nav】【iru】【s t】【o s】【tar】【t w】【ith】【, w】【hic】【h c】【oul】【d e】【xpl】【ain】【 hi】【ghe】【r d】【eat】【h r】【ate】【s f】【rom】【 CO】【VID】【-19】【 am】【ong】【 ot】【her】【 mi】【nor】【ity】【 gr】【oup】【s.】
He did not give any figures but said the tally was based on his party’s count, not an official tally being conducted by the national election commission, which has yet to publish results.