Reading this in the Herald, a longtime favourite in North Korea, Kim Jong-un had no reason to doubt it:

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson is “likely” to be Scotland‘s next first minister, her deputy has said. Jackson Carlaw insisted it was “perfectly possible, if not in fact now likely” that she would lead the next Scottish Government.

Seeing an opportunity for fraternal relations with Scotland’s leadership, perhaps even intermarriage, un proceeded to undermine the No camp.