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Top N. Korean official in China ahead of Rio Olympics visit

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'北실세' 최룡해, 리우올림픽 참석…평양출발•베이징 경유 One of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's closest aides is in China ahead of a trip to Brazil for the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics. Choe Ryong-hae, vice chairman of North Korea's State Affairs Commission, was snapped entering Pyongyang's embassy in Beijing late Saturday morning. Sources say it remains unclear how long he will stay in China or whether he plans to meet with any top Chinese officials before setting off for Brazil. Choe is expected to stay in the South American country for around one week. North Korea has already sent about two dozen athletes to the Olympic village in Rio. They will compete in nine events including the marathon, wrestling, judo, weightlifting and table tennis. Visit ‘Arirang News’ Official Pages Facebook(NEWS): http://www.facebook.com/newsarirang Homepage: http://www.arirang.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/arirangtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/arirangworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/arirangworld