September 26, 2023

Kim Jong Un’s wife reappears after extended public absence

Wife of North Korean leader seen at football match in Kim Il Sung Stadium on Monday

Ri Sol Ju, the wife of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un, has appeared in state media for the first time in 2015 after being pictured at a football match at Kim Il Sung Stadium in Pyongyang Monday.

The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) article which accompanied the image of Monday's event mentioned Ri only once and very briefly.