April 24, 2024

Kim Jong Un adds to growing luxury car collection with new Maybach sedan, limo

Vehicles demonstrate North Korean leader’s ability to use illicit networks to get what he wants, including for nukes

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has used at least four new foreign luxury vehicles in recent weeks, according to NK News analysis of state media.

The stream of reveals underlines not only Kim’s taste for the newest expensive foreign goods despite the economic challenges facing ordinary North Koreans, but also the ease with which he can evade sanctions to import such bulky items — just as he is suspected of doing to accelerate his advancing nuclear weapons program.

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