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Global Politics

North Korea's highest ranking defector has no regrets

A high-profile North Korean diplomat who defected to South Korea has told the BBC in an exclusive interview that he has no regrets. Thae Yong-ho was Pyongyang's deputy ambassador to London before he defected in the summer. He and his family are now under the South Korean government's protection.

Global Politics

North Korea's highest ranking defector has no regrets

A high-profile North Korean diplomat who defected to South Korea has told the BBC in an exclusive interview that he has no regrets. Thae Yong-ho was Pyongyang's deputy ambassador to London before he defected in the summer. He and his family are now under the South Korean government's protection.