Ryu Mi-yong, North Korean politician, Died at 95

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Ryu Mi Yong was born on February 14, 1921, and died on November 23, 2016.

She was the chairwoman of the North Korean Chondoist Chongu Party.

Ryu Mi-yong was a standing committee member of the 10th Supreme People’s Assembly.

Ryu Mi-yong was known as a defector from South Korea to the North.

Ryu and her husband Choe Deok-sin defected to the North in 1986.

During 2000, Ryu Mi-yong led a delegation of defectors to the South on an officially sanctioned reunion with family they left behind.

She had received the Order of Kim Il-sung, Order of Kim Jong-il and National Reunification Prize.

Ryu Mi-yong passed away at 95 years old.

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