A high-level North Korean delegation including leader Kim Jong Un’s sister has arrived at a train station in Pyeongchang hours ahead of the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics.
Kim Yo-jong on Friday became officialy the first member of her family to visit South Korea since the 1950-53 Korean War. However it’s known that Kim Yong-ju, the younger brother of Kim Il-sung used to visit South Korean in the 70’s. Jang Sung-thaek, the husband of the aunt of Kim Jong-un was also several times in South Korea. Kim Yong-nam, the North Korean official head of state, who is accompaying Kim Yo-jong, is also a far member of the Kim family.
The idea to form a North Korean government in exile has emerged among some defectors amid speculation that a war may be unavoidable on the Korean Peninsula after North Korea’s intensified provocation pit the country against the rest of the world. Some NK defectors tried to motivate some members of the Kim family to participate in. I will explain within the next lines, why I consider it as a discussing idea.
Some of my quotes related to Kim Jong-ju, the younger brother of Kim Il-sung, were used in the french version of his biography on the French version of the free encyclopedia Wikipedia. Information are available there. Continue reading Quoted in Wikipedia
Handsome, intelligent, good looking: these word are adjectives which are often used for describing the half brother of Kim Jong Il : Kim Pyong Il. He was, is and will be always considered as a potential successor of his father, Kim Il Sung and therefore as a direct rival to Kim Jong Il. However the first son of Kim Il Sung won on the run to the north korean throne.
Ri Tong-il (리덩일), a former Deputy UN ambassador for North Korea, is supposed to be the new DPRK ambassador to Malaysia. Ri Tong-il studied at the University of International Studies and at the School of Foreign Languages in Pyongyang. He was studying … Continue reading A new DPRK ambassador to Malaysia?