NORTH Korea will be allowed to send an ambassador to The Queen’s funeral – but Kim Jong-un will not be welcome.
The ruthless tyrant will be one of the few world leader’s snubbed form the guest list, along with Russian ruler Vladimir Putin and Iran’s president Ebrahim Raisi.
Whitehall sources confirmed Pyongyang has only been invited at an ambassadorial level in a snub to nuke-mad Kim.
叙利亚, Venezuela and Afghanistan have also been complete cut from the guest list of world leaders.
North Korea is an extraordinarily isolated and insular nation – with Kim only very rarely making foreign trips.
But surprisingly the rogue state does maintain an embassy in London.
Its base of operations being found in a detached seven-bedroom house on a leafy street in Ealing.
The world is expected to descend on the capital on Monday to pay tributes to Her Majesty – who was at the centre of world affairs for 70 年.
US President Joe Biden, the Emperor of Japan Naruhito, the Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad al Thani and others will be among the 2,000 dignitaries at Westminster Abbey.
Kim did send a message of congratulations to The Queen earlier this year as she celebrated her Platinum Jubilee.