Kim Jong Un’s sister departs South Korea

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The Latest: Kim Jong Un's sister departs South Korea
South Koran President Moon Jae-in, second from right, applauds with Kim Yo Jong, third from right, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sister, during a performance of North Korea’s Samjiyon Orchestra at National Theater in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. A rare invitation to Pyongyang for South Korea’s president marked Day Two of the North Korean Kim dynasty’s southern road tour, part of an accelerating diplomatic thaw that included some Korean liquor over lunch and the shared joy of watching a “unified” Korea team play hockey at the Olympics. (Bee Jae-man/Yonhap via AP)

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on a high-level North Korean delegation’s visit to South Korea for the Olympics (all times local):

10:35 p.m.

A North Korean delegation led by a political princess is heading home after a whirlwind three days in South Korea, where she sat among world leaders at the Olympics and tossed a diplomatic offer to the South aimed at ending seven decades of hostility.

Kim Yo Jong and other senior North Korean officials departed for Pyongyang on Sunday night on the private jet of Kim’s brother, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, after attending the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Kim also delivered her brother’s offer for a summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

Kim is an increasingly prominent figure in her brother’s government and the first member of the North’s ruling family to visit the South since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War.

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