North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is a heavy smoker. But in a country where making a suggestion to the young dictator of anything against his will is considered a blasphemy that deserves heavy punishment, nobody would put one's life at risk to ask him to quit smoking. Photo: Korea Times

A South Korean presidential aide told Kim Jong-un to stop smoking and got away with it

Kim’s wife stepped in to defuse the tense situation

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is a heavy smoker. But in a country where making a suggestion to the young dictator of anything against his will is considered a blasphemy that deserves heavy punishment, nobody would put one's life at risk to ask him to quit smoking. Photo: Korea Times
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