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[Photo News] NK leader’s sister Kim Yo-jong all smiles upon arrival in Seoul

By Rumy Doo

Published : Feb. 9, 2018 - 15:44

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s powerful younger sister Kim Yo-jong was all smiles as she met with South Korean officials upon touching down in South Korea on Friday.

Striding confidently through Incheon Airport, Kim Yo-jong presented a contrasting image to the rigidity of the reclusive North Korean regime.

South Koreans Unification Minister Cho Myung-kyun met with Kim Yo-jong in a special guest room at the airport.

Kim Yo-jong, who wears multiple hats in the North Korean government, arrived here on a private jet as part of a high-level government delegation to the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.

The North’s 22-member delegation, which includes ceremonial head of state Kim Yong-nam, will attend the Olympic opening ceremony on Friday evening and meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. 

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