The Mirror reported that Chang Song-min, a former aide to the late South Korean President Kim Dae-jung, has alleged that Hermit Kindom’s honor is seriously ill amid speculation about his limited public appearance this year has gone.
“I assess him to be in a coma, but his life is not over,” he told South Korean media.
The former aide said Kim Yo Jong, the leader’s younger sister, was roped in to help lead the country.
“A complete succession structure has not been formed, so Kim Yo-jong is being exposed because the vacuum cannot be sustained for a long time,” he said.
Detectives from South Korea revealed that the 33-year-old siblings now serve as their “de-facto-in-command”, although their successor has not been named.
The Yonhap Agency reported that the National Intelligence Service said in a closed-door meeting with lawmen that the power shift would partly seek to relieve (Kim’s) tension from her reign and reduce stress in the event of policy failure. is.
According to the agency, Kim Yo Jong is the first vice department director of the Workers’ Party Central Committee.
Kim has been seen publicly for a short time this year following rumors that he was clinging to life due to a botched heart operation in April.