Thae Yong-ho, former North Korean diplomat. Photo: AP

North Korean defector Thae Yong-ho to join South’s opposition party, run in election

  • Thae fled to South Korea in 2016 with his family and will now represent the conservative Liberty Korea Party in April 15 election
  • If elected, he would become second North Korean defector to win a seat in National Assembly after Cho Myung-chul in 2012
Topic |   South Korea

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Thae Yong-ho, former North Korean diplomat. Photo: AP
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