North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, centre, during an October ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea at Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP/KNS North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, centre, during an October ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea at Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP/KNS
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, centre, during an October ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea at Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP/KNS
North Korea

For Kim Jong-un’s spies, Vienna provides key gateway to Europe

  • The Austrian capital is thought to be a smuggling hub for North Korea and operational outpost for its intelligence agents
  • Pyongyang is said to have generated billions of dollars dealing drugs, selling weapons and partaking in other illicit activities in Vienna and elsewhere

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, centre, during an October ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea at Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP/KNS North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, centre, during an October ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea at Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP/KNS
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, centre, during an October ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea at Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP/KNS
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