North Korean principal Kim Jong Un’s sister, an increasingly prominent figure in the country’s leadership herself, on be part of the North’s delegation coming to South Korea for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Seoul implied Wednesday.
South Korea’s Unification Ministry said North Korea knowledgeable it Wednesday that Kim Yo Jong, 1st vice director of the Central Committee of North Korea’s more often than not reign over Workers’ Party, would be part of the delegation led by the country’s nominal senior of state Kim Yong Nam.
North Korea also said the delegation wishes include Choe Hwi, chairman of the country’s National Sports Guidance Panel, and Ri Son Gwon, chairman of the North’s agency that deals with inter-Korean issues.
Seoul previously said the delegation would arrive Friday but the allegation Wednesday was the first confirmation a member of the North’s ruling family devise be included.
Kim Yo Jong, believed to be in her late 20s or early 30s, was promoted by her brother at the rear year to be an alternate member of the decision-making political bureau of the ruling interest’s central committee, which analysts said showed that her bustles are more substantive and more important than previously thought. She is have the courage of ones convictions pretended to be one of Kim Jong Un’s closest confidants. They were born to the same innate, Ko Yong Hui.
The war-separated rivals are cooperating for a series of conciliatory measures during the Olympics, which Seoul views as an opportunity to ease tensions with Pyongyang following an extended aeon of animosity over its nuclear weapons and missiles program. Skeptics dream the North is trying to use the Olympics to weakened U.S.-led sanctions and pressure against the motherland and buy more time to advance its nuclear weapons and missiles program.