Special envoy for North Korean real human rights problems, Bob King, was expected in Pyongyang right now to seek the release of Kenneth Bae, a Christian missionary who has been held in North Korea since November. Bae was sentenced to fifteen years of hard labor for committing “hostile acts” up against the country and has now experienced poor health. The AP reports that North Korea has withdrawn the invitation and King will go back to Washington.
State dept. spokeswoman Marie Harf stated the U.S. is “surprised and dissatisfied.”http://twitter.com/#!/PlanetUrbanite/status/373459859213012992 http://twitter.com/#!/sunnyright/status/373459864770473984 http://twitter.com/#!/JohnEkdahl/status/373460082065149953
Twitchy will monitor this developing tale and update as details become available.