Deputy ambassador to the UK, Thae Yong-ho. Photo: AFP Deputy ambassador to the UK, Thae Yong-ho. Photo: AFP
Deputy ambassador to the UK, Thae Yong-ho. Photo: AFP

North Korean defector Thae Yong-ho was among Pyongyang’s ‘best and brightest’

According to South Korean media reports, both Thae and his wife come from blue-blooded North Korean revolutionary stock

Topic |   Korean peninsula
Deputy ambassador to the UK, Thae Yong-ho. Photo: AFP Deputy ambassador to the UK, Thae Yong-ho. Photo: AFP
Deputy ambassador to the UK, Thae Yong-ho. Photo: AFP
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