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Chad O'Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.
North Korean diplomat Thae Yong-ho, who was reported Tuesday to have defected from his post from the DPRK's London embassy, is in South Korea, the Ministry of Unification (MoU) said on Wednesday afternoon during a special press briefing.
"The North's Minister Thae Yong-ho, based in England, recently arrived in the South with his wife and children," Unification Ministry spokesperson, Jeong Joon-hee, said.