Thae Yong-ho, North Korea’s former deputy ambassador to London, who defected to the South. Photo: Reuters

Former North Korean diplomat Thae Yong-ho urges others to defect to the South to ‘achieve the dream of reunification’

  • Jo Song-gil, the North’s acting ambassador to Rome, went into hiding with his wife in November and is seeking asylum
  • Thae has become a public speaker giving speeches about the reality of his impoverished but nuclear-armed former homeland
Topic |   Korean peninsula

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Thae Yong-ho, North Korea’s former deputy ambassador to London, who defected to the South. Photo: Reuters
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