The North Korea leader’s temporary disappearance and rumours of ill health have put the spotlight on his sister Kim Yo Jong as a potential successor. The FT’s Korea and Washington correspondents talk to Jung Pak, author and former CIA officer.
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Kim Jong-un is a North Korean politician who has been the supreme leader of North Korea since 2011 and leader of the Workers’ Party of Korea since 2012. He is the second child of Kim Jong-il, who was North Korea’s second Supreme Leader from 1994 to 2011, and Ko Yong-hui.
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North Korea, officially the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.