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UK-based North Korean diplomat defects

last modified Aug 19, 2016 10:15 AM

Thae Yong Ho, the deputy ambassador of the North Korean embassy in the UK, has safely defected to South Korea, making it the highest-level diplomatic defection from North to South Korea in history.  Dr John Nilsson-Wright, University Senior Lecturer in Modern Japanese Politics and International Relations, has contributed to a number of reports and articles in the media.


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