North Korean ‘first lady’ Ri Sol-ju claps as she walks with her husband, leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang. Photo: AP

North Korean leader Kim’s wife gets a status boost as country’s new ‘first lady’

State media made the reference over the weekend, the first time the title has been used in more than 40 years

Topic |   North Korea

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North Korean ‘first lady’ Ri Sol-ju claps as she walks with her husband, leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang. Photo: AP
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