VP Pence seated near sister of Kim Jong Un

US Vice President Mike Pence was seated near the sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un on Friday.

This happened during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

Kim Yo Jong, the sister of Kim Jong Un, sat in the row behind Vice President Pence.

She's a member of the country's Politburo, the senior body of North Korea's Communist Party, and she's the first member of the north's ruling dynasty to visit the south since the end of the Korean War in 1953.

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(This story was originally published on Feb. 9, 2018)

 


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