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What Did Ri Sol Ju’s Absent Means For North Korea?

Ri Sol Ju, wife of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, broke all speculations about her absence by appearing a at a musical performance for the anniversary of the birth of former leader Kim Jong Il. It is known as the Day of the Shining Star in North Korea.

The audiences cheered for Ri Sol Ju

The official news agency of North Korea, KCNA, said that the crowd cheered to welcome Ri Sol Ju with the General Secretary. There was thunderous applause in the auditorium and the couple were treated with songs like “People Are of a Single Mind”. Also, newspapers published pictures of the couple on their front pages.

Speculation about Ri Sol Ju’s absence

The year long absence of Ri Sol Ju from state media fueled doubts about her health due to coronavirus. But her re-appearance suggested increased regime confidence in the quarantine situation of the country, said Rachel Minyoung Lee, an independent political analyst and one-time associate of US in relation to North Korea.

But South Korea’s spy agency gave a different reason. It said that Ri Sol Ju could have been … Read the rest

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US Reports Sighting Of Kim Jong Un’s Train Amid His Health Rumours

A Washington-based North Korea monitoring project, 38 North,spotted a special train possibly belonging to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at a resort town in the country. The train was parked the “leadership station” in Wonsan on April 21 and 23. But Reuters is yet to confirm presence of Kim Jong Un at the reported place.

US 38 North report

The report said that the train sighting had nothing to do with the health of Kin Jong Un but it was about his whereabouts. He could be in an elite area on eastern cost of the country. 38 North has been tracking Kim Jong Un since reports about his ill health started emerging. According to media reports of North Korea, the leader was last seen presiding over a meeting on April 11.

Health of Kim Jong Un

Speculation of his health first emerged when he missed the celebrations of the birth anniversary of his grandfather and founding father of North Korea, Kim II Sung on April 15. According to an unnamed source, he had undergone medical treatment in the resort county of Hyangsan north of the capital Pyongyang.

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Why Kim Jung-Un Missed April 15 Celebrations?

The US intelligence agencies have unconfirmed reports that the North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un isn’t doing well due to deteriorating health post a recent surgery.

Kim Jong-Un deteriorating health

Reports about deteriorating health of Kin Jong-Un, the supreme leader of North Korea, started surfacing when he missed the birth celebration of his grandfather and the founder of the nation, Kim II Sung. The last time Kim Jong-Un was seen publicly on April 11 during a meeting of the ruling Worker’s Party politburo.

Birth anniversary of founding father of North Korea

April 15 is the most important day in North Korea. On this day, the entire country celebrates the birth anniversary of Kim II Sung. And according to a report, this day is celebrated without any official mention of Kim Jong-Un’s movements. But his absence in the celebrations sparked speculations about his health.

Absence of Kim Jong II in 2008

In 2008, when the country was celebrating 60th anniversary of North Korea, Kim Jong II was nowhere to be seen. His absence fuelled speculations about his health. Later it was revealed that he had a stroke. But his health continued to … Read the rest