North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister, an increasingly prominent figure in the country's leadership, will be part of the North's delegation to the South Korean Winter Olympics, officials said yesterday.
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Pence has brought with him to the Games Fred Warmbier, the father of us citizen Otto Warmbier, who patronized the North Korean tourist industry before being arrested and tortured to death for allegedly tampering with a propaganda poster in Pyongyang. "We will continue to isolate North Korea until it abandons its nuclear and ballistic missile program once and for all".
Yokota is the headquarters of both U.S. Forces Japan and the Air Self-Defense Forces Air Defense Command - a fact that some say makes it particularly at risk of a missile attack by North Korea.
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"We hope that the Winter Olympics may go some way in encouraging North Korea into dialogue, to get them back to the negotiating table", Ms Bishop said.
The North's official delegation is scheduled to arrive here Friday, Seoul's unification ministry said earlier.
But here it gets really bad: On Wednesday, it was announced that brutal dictator Kim Jong-un's sister, Kim Yo-jung, and Choe Hwi, another apparatchik of Kim's regime, will also attend the Olympics.
Kim said Moon will hold a luncheon with the North Korean delegates on Saturday.
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Believed to be in her late 20s, Kim Yo Jong shares the same mother as the North Korean leader. According to NK Leadership Watch, she is a close aide of her brother's "and since his accession manages his public events, itineraries, and logistical needs, among other tasks". After her elevation, the US Treasury Department had reportedly included her on the list of blacklisted officials of North Korea.
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