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Kim Yo-jong: Kim Jong-un’s sister calls South Korean minister ‘senseless and scum-like guy’

Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has called South Korea’s defence minister a “scum-like guy” and warned of the country facing “a serious threat” for talking about pre-emptive strikes.Ms Kim’s comments come during heightened tension between the two nations over the North’s spate of weapons tests this year, including its first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch in more than four years.On Friday, South Korea’s defense minister Suh Wook said the country has the ability and readiness to launch precision strikes on North Korea if it detects any missiles fired at South Korea.Seoul has long maintained such...
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View North Korean government official Kim Yo Jong Fast Facts at CNN and learn about the sister of Kim Jong Un, leader of North Korea.
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Is Kim Yo-jong the most powerful woman in North Korea?

When the South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, called for an end to the war on the Korea peninsula recently, the initial response was a rebuff from North Korea’s vice foreign minister. This has been the standard response from Pyongyang whenever the idea has been raised of turning the 1953 armistice between the two warring Koreas into an actual peace treaty.
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Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader, promoted to top ruling body

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s influential sister Kim Yo Jong has become even more powerful — after being promoted to the Hermit Kingdom’s top decision-making body. The 34-year-old woman — who served as a deputy director in the ruling party — was named Thursday to the State Affairs Commission, the country’s top government body headed by her older brother, CNN reported, citing the state-run KCNA.
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Kim Yo Jong: North Korean Leader's Newly Promoted Sister

Sister, adviser, and now top official: the latest promotion of Kim Yo Jong, sibling to North Korea's leader, solidifies her position in Pyongyang's circles of power, analysts say. She has long been among Kim Jong Un's closest lieutenants and one of the most influential women in the isolated regime, and...
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North Korea: the rise and rise of ‘first sister’ Kim Yo-jong

When the South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, called for an end to the war on the Korea peninsula recently, the initial response was a rebuff from North Korea’s vice foreign minister. This has been the standard response from Pyongyang whenever the idea has been raised of turning the 1953 armistice between the two warring Koreas into an actual peace treaty.
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Kim Yo Jong Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here is a look at the life of North Korean government official Kim Yo Jong, sister of Kim Jong Un. Although, little is known about her as the family is notoriously secretive. Personal. Birth Date: September 26, 1987 or 1988 (Widely believed to be in her early 30s,...
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