September 26, 2020

Three officials likely promoted to full members of North Korea’s Politburo

Kim Hyong Jun, Ho Chol Man, and Ri Ho Rim all seen voting at recent ruling party meeting

North Korea appears to have promoted three top officials to full members of its powerful Politburo, photos suggested this week.

Images of last weekend's enlarged Politburo (PB) of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) meeting showed Kim Hyong Jun, Ho Chol Man, and Ri Ho Rim holding their hands up to vote -- suggesting the three have risen in the political hierarchy.