February 08, 2023

Kim Yo Jong emerges as North Korea’s new point person on inter-Korean issues

Amid rising tensions with Seoul, Kim's "distinct style" points to growing responsibilities

Kim Yo Jong has taken on a new role as a vocal and aggressive North Korean point person addressing South Korean affairs, state media analysis by NK News and experts suggested this week.

Amid mounting inter-Korean tensions in recent days, the DPRK leader's sister has been front and center in some of Pyongyang's harshest missives against Seoul.