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Friday 20 April 2018

Kim Jong Un watches performance by South Korean pop stars

The leaders of the Koreas are to meet at a border village on April 27.

(AP)
(AP)

By Associated Press Reporter

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has watched a rare performance by South Korean pop stars visiting Pyongyang, according to reports from Seoul.

A South Korean artistic group including K-pop singers flew to Pyongyang on Saturday for performances in the North Korean capital amid thawing ties between the rivals.

The leaders of the Koreas are to meet at a border village on April 27.

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South Korean girl band Red Velvet (AP)

South Korean media pool reports from Pyongyang say Mr Kim and his wife, Ri Sol Ju, watched Sunday’s performance by the South Korean group.

The reports say Mr Kim clapped his hands during the performance at the East Pyongyang Grand Theatre.
Mr Kim shook hands with South Korean performers and took a group photo with them after their performance.

It had not been known whether Mr Kim would attend the performance.

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