December 07, 2023

Kim Jong Un left off list of officials elected to 14th Supreme People’s Assembly

Omission could mark the first time a North Korean leader has sat out SPA elections

Correction 2019-03-18: A previous version of the article said Ri Su Yong was reelected, when in fact he was elected to the SPA for the first time 

DPRK leader Kim Jong Un did not appear on a list of members elected to the 14th Supreme People’s Assembly announced on Korean Central Television (KCTV) broadcast Tuesday afternoon, potentially marking a first for the North Korean leadership.