Kim Yo-jong accused South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol of creating a "dangerous situation" after Seoul said that it was reviewing additional sanctions on North Korea over its recent barrage of missile tests.
"No one barters its destiny for corn cake," says Kim Yo-jong, powerful sister of leader Kim Jong-un, responding to Seoul's offer to boost Pyongyang's economy in exchange for giving up nuclear weapons.
North Korea's Kim Yo-jong blames Seoul's propaganda leaflets for the country's Covid outbreak even as Pyongyang declares "shining victory" against the disease.
US President Biden had said that his administration would deal with the threat posed by Pyongyang's nuclear programme "through diplomacy as well as stern deterrence".
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is greeted with smiles and hugs by the North's leader Kim Jong-un ahead of a crucial summit over denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula and the prospect of officially ending the 1950-53 Korean War.
Kim Jong-un gives instructions for measures aimed at more inter-Korean engagement after his younger sister Kim Yo-jong returns from a three-day visit to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
North Korean leader's sister Kim Yo-jong and the rest of the delegation departed for Pyongyang on Kim Jong-un's private jet on Sunday. A day before, she had offered a summit between two rival countries.
The North's invitation was hand delivered by Kim Jong-un's sister, Kim Yo-jong, who attended the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in the South, officials say. The divided Koreas are playing under the unification flag in the Games.
Kim Yo-jong is part of a diplomatic delegation led by ceremonial head of state Kim Yong-nam and the first member of the ruling dynasty to visit South Korea
Kim Yong-nam will technically be the most senior official from the North ever to travel to the other side of the demilitarised zone that has for decades divided the two Koreas.
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