High-Ranking North Korean Defects To South, Seoul Says

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Ministry spokesman Jeong Joon Hee said the defection showed that "internal solidarity is weakening" in Kim's regime, according to Yonhap News Agency.

Seoul (dpa) - A senior official at the North Korean embassy in London has arrived in South Korea, the government in Seoul said, in one of the highest-ranking defections ever from the secretive communist state. The 55-year-old diplomat, Thae Yong Ho, fled with his family and they are now under the protection of the government in…

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