North Korean soldiers patrol on a riverside in the border county of Uiju, in a photo taken from China’s Dandong city. Photo: Kyodo
North Korean soldiers patrol on a riverside in the border county of Uiju, in a photo taken from China’s Dandong city. Photo: Kyodo
North Korea

China handed over North Korean defector to Japan in 2020: source

  • It is rare for Beijing to hand over a North Korean defector as Chinese authorities typically return defectors to North Korea, according to the source
  • The defector, who is in her 20s, entered China in the spring of 2020 and was sent to Japan in December that year. She has since moved to South Korea

North Korean soldiers patrol on a riverside in the border county of Uiju, in a photo taken from China’s Dandong city. Photo: Kyodo
North Korean soldiers patrol on a riverside in the border county of Uiju, in a photo taken from China’s Dandong city. Photo: Kyodo
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