Kim Family in Show of Unity

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attended a performance on Saturday along with his wife Ri Sol-ju and sister Kim Yeo-jong, state media reported Sunday.

The performance by the Moranbong troupe was the first occasion when Kim has appeared in public with both his wife and younger sister.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (second left on the front row) watches a performance on Saturday along with his wife Ri Sol-ju (left) and sister Kim Yeo-jong (second right in the second row). /Rodong Sinmun North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (second left on the front row) watches a performance on Saturday along with his wife Ri Sol-ju (left) and sister Kim Yeo-jong (second right in the second row). /Rodong Sinmun

Ri sat next to Kim in the front row and his sister behind them. The Moranbong troupe, which was formed in 2012 at Kim's orders, had not performed since October last year but has been frequently spotted in recent weeks.

englishnews@chosun.com / Mar. 24, 2014 10:13 KST