Kim Yo-jong, top official and sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un. Her latest promotion solidifies her position in Pyongyang's circles of power, analysts say. Photo: AFP
Kim Yo-jong, top official and sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un. Her latest promotion solidifies her position in Pyongyang's circles of power, analysts say. Photo: AFP
North Korea

Kim Jong-un has made clear his sister Kim Yo-jong is his de facto No 2, what’s next for her?

  • The 34-year-old, vocal on foreign relations, is now in North Korea’s top decision-making body
  • Analysts wonder if the nation is preparing for first female leader, one potentially keen on its denuclearisation

Kim Yo-jong, top official and sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un. Her latest promotion solidifies her position in Pyongyang's circles of power, analysts say. Photo: AFP
Kim Yo-jong, top official and sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un. Her latest promotion solidifies her position in Pyongyang's circles of power, analysts say. Photo: AFP
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