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Kim Jong-un’s sister and the South’s President Moon shake hands at Games opening

Kim Yo-jong (centre), the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, shakes hand with South Korean President Moon Jae-in during the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games today.
Kim Yo-jong (centre), the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, shakes hand with South Korean President Moon Jae-in during the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games today.

Kim Jong-un’s sister and the South’s President Moon shake hands at Games opening

The sister of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un, who is on a historic visit to the South for the Winter Olympics, shook hands with Seoul’s President Moon Jae-in at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony today.

Kim Yo-jong, the first member of the North’s ruling dynasty to visit the South since the end of the Korean War in 1953, met Moon when he arrived for the opening ceremony in of the Games.

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