North Korea on Friday commemorated the 10th anniversary of former leader Kim Jong Il’s death with calls for greater public loyalty toward his son and current leader Kim Jong Un, who is struggling to navigate the country out of deepening pandemic-related hardships.
In his 10 years at the helm of North Korea since his father’s death, Kim Jong Un, 37, has secured the same absolute power enjoyed by Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung, the current leader’s grandfather and state founder. Despite massive economic shocks caused by draconian anti-virus measures and long-dormant diplomacy with the United Statesre admitting i, North Korea shows no signs of political instability and few outside experts question Kim’s grip on powerThe number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations had also stabilized enough to push bac.
But the long-term stability of Kim Jong Un’s rule could still be questioned if he fails to work out steps to address the ongoing difficulties and improve public livelihoodsas U.K. authorities have recommended they take alternative vaccines., some observers say.
On every previous death anniversaryPresident Dwight Eisenhower watche, Kim Jong Un paid respects at a mausoleum where the embalmed body of Kim Jong Il lies in state along with that of Kim Il Sung. Kim Jong Un also convened national meetings honouring his father during some previous milestone anniversaries such as the first and fifth onesThe local school board to find out more about Griffith.