صوت العرب – سنغافورة – حرص الزعيم الكوري الشمالي، كيم جونغ أون، على اصطحاب المرحاض الخاص به إلى سنغافورة، استعدادا لملاقاة الرئيس الأمريكي دونالد ترامب.
ووفقا لما نشرته صحيفة “ديلي ميل” البريطانية، اصطحب الوفد الكوري سيارة ليموزين مضادة للرصاص وطائرتين متطابقتين لطائرته يستخدمان كتمويه، بجانب مرحاض خاص.
وأوضحت الصحيفة أن كيم جونغ أون اصطحب مرحاضه الخاص رغبة منه في حماية فضلاته التي يسعى لإعادتها معه إلى بلاده.
وأشار التقرير إلى أن ميخائيل غورباتشوف، آخر رئيس للاتحاد السوفييتي، خلال زيارته لأمريكا عام 1987، قرر الإقامة في مقر السفارة السوفييتية بدلا من بيت الضيافة الرئاسي الأمريكي، ليفشل خطة المخابرات الأمريكية في جمع فضلاته وتحليلها لاكتشاف معلومات عن حالته الصحية.
وأوضح التقرير أن مهمة مماثلة تم تنفيذها، حينما زار الملك فاروق ملك مصر، مدينة مونت كارلو الفرنسية، حيث نجحت المخابرات الفرنسية
ووفقا لتقارير أمريكية، قام جهاز الخدمة السرية الأمريكي بإحضار مرحاض محمولا لاستخدام الرئيس الأمريكي آنذاك، جورج بوش، خلال زيارته للنمسا عام 2006.
ويمكن للفضلات أن تظهر معلومات مهمة عن صحة صاحبها، وتحديد الحالة الصحية للقولون والجهاز الهضمي واختبار بعض الأمراض، ومعرفة الأدوية التي يتناولها.
Kim’s summit security includes TWO decoy airplanes and personal toilet to protect ‘the supreme leader’s stools’
The CIA and other intelligence agencies have used stool collection in the past to learn about a world leader’s health
Kim Jong-un brought his running bodyguards to Singapore on Sunday ahead of his summit with President Donald Trump
His suit-clad security detail were spotted running alongside his black limousine
His heavy security convoy from the airport included more than 20 vehicles
Kim had arrived on an Air China flight after dispatching two decoy flights as a diversionary tactic given the leader’s fears of assassination during the summit
Bodyguards made headlines in April when video emerged of them jogging next to Kim’s car during a South Korea summit
North Korean officials have secured all aspects surrounding leader Kim Jong-un’s visit to Singapore – from his bullet-proof limousine surrounded by running bodyguards to the use of two decoy airplanes to protecting his stools.
Ahead of Kim’s arrival for his historic sit-down with President Donald Trump came an IL-76 transport plane loaded with items to keep Kim safe – his own food supply and a personal portable toilet that ‘will deny determined sewer divers insights into to the supreme leader’s stools,’ reports the Korean news siteChosun Ilbo.
And while that may seem security to the extreme, the CIA and other spy agencies have been known to gather intelligence through feces in the past.
During Mikhail Gorbachev’s visit to Washington D.C. in 1987, his decision to stay at the Soviet Embassy instead of Blair House – the residence across the street from the White House where visiting foreign dignitaries are hosted – ended CIA plans to try to collect the Soviet dictator’s stools after MI6 failed to collect similar intel during the Gorbachevs’ visit to London.
Jack Anderson reported on the attempts in his syndicated column and also wrote that Blair House has at least one toilet with a special collection function.
A similar waste-gathering mission was made against King Farouk of Egypt when he visited Monte Carlo.
And French intelligence reportedly had success in collecting a urine sample from Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev.
Retired French spy Alexandre de Marenches told Time magazine in 2001 that ‘our people rented the suite under his and dismantled all the plumbing. They intercepted his toilet flushings and sent the samples to Paris for analysis.’
American presidents can enjoy the same personal protection when it comes to their bodily functions.
The Secret Service reportedly brought a portable toilet for then-President George W. Bush’s use on his 2006 visit to Austria.
Stools can provide valuable information about a person’s health. A doctor can analyze a person’s waste to learn about their colon health, the state of their gastrointestinal tract, test for some diseases, and see if they are on any medications.
Additionally, North Korea used two decoy airplanes to leave observers unsure which plane Kim was on.
Three planes took off in North Korea at about an hour’s interval on Sunday – an IL-76, an Air China Boeing 747 and an ancient Ilyushin IL62, Chosun Ilbo reported.
Kim arrived on the Air China flight after dispatching the two decoy flights as a diversionary tactic given the leader’s fears of assassination during the summit.
Additionally, the North Korean leader brought his running bodyguards toSingapore.
His suit-clad security detail were spotted running alongside his black limousine shortly after he touched down at Changi Airport on Sunday.
Footage showed the bodyguards jogging next to the car, complete with tinted windows and two large North Korean flags fluttering on the hood, as they escorted Kim to the closely guarded St. Regis Hotel where he is staying.
His convoy included more than 20 vehicles, including an ambulance.
The bodyguards made headlines in April when video emerged of them sprinting next to the leader’s car during a landmark meeting with South Korea.
His trip to Singapore is the furthest he has traveled from his home country since assuming the mantle of Supreme Leader.
Kim is said to be concerned that someone will try to assassinate him.
Hours after Kim arrived in Singapore, Trump descended from Air Force One.
He was whisked away to his hotel, driving along a route lined with police and photo-snapping onlookers.
Trump traveled to Singapore from Canada, where he met with other world leaders whose countries make up the Group of Seven.
Kim and Trump are set to meet Tuesday morning in the first summit of its kind between a leader of North Korea and a sitting U.S. president.
The North Korean leader smiled broadly Sunday evening as he met with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
‘The entire world is watching the historic summit between (North Korea) and the United States of America, and thanks to your sincere efforts … we were able to complete the preparations for the historic summit,’ Kim told Lee through an interpreter.
Trump is set to meet with Lee on Monday.
Trump has said he hopes to make a legacy-defining deal for the North to give up its nuclear weapons, though he has recently sought to manage expectations, saying that it may take more than one meeting.