Exclusive: Fit for a princess: Kim Jong Un’s $7m yacht

Kim Jong Il failed to procure two expensive luxury boats, but Kim Jong Un has succeeded
June 18th, 2013
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SEOUL – Kim Jong Un recently used a 95-foot luxury yacht worth $7m to navigate North Korea’s East coast during a ten-day ‘on the spot guidance’ tour, an NK News investigation can exclusively reveal.

The yacht, a Princess 95MY, is possibly a recent purchase – one that could constitute a direct infringement of UN sanctions

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James Pearson (@pearswick) was the NK News Seoul Correspondent.

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