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N Korea at crossroads

Kim Jong Un's sister regains key post in leadership shake-up

Diplomats handling Russia and South Korea replace those negotiating with US

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his sister Kim Yo Jong attend an inter-Korean meeting at the Panmunjom border village in 2018.   © Reuters

SEOUL -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister returned to the country's top decision-making body in a leadership reshuffle that signaled a heightened emphasis on arms and less on U.S. diplomacy.

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