May 29, 2022

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North Korea proposes Kim Yo Jong, two other officials for PyeongChang delegation

DPRK leader's sister under U.S. sanctions, while Choe Hwi designated by Security Council

North Korea on Wednesday proposed sending Kim Yo Jong, Choe Hwi, and Ri Son Gwon to lead its delegation to the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympics in the South, Seoul’s Ministry of Unification (MOU) has said.

Kim Yo Jong is the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and currently serves as first vice director of the Workers' Party of Korea’s (WPK) Propaganda and Agitation Department (PAD).