LONDON Former U.S. President Bill Clinton has left North Korea with his party by air, the the official KCNA news agency reported on Tuesday.
" They were seen off at the airport by Yang Hyong Sop, vice-president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, and Kim Kye Gwan, vice-minister of Foreign Affairs," KCNA said in a statement which carried a Pyongyang dateline.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il earlier granted a "special pardon" to two jailed U.S. journalists which releases them from detention, KCNA news agency reported.
The latest agency despatch did not mention the two journalists.
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