US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — DPRK leader Kim Jong-un performs state affairs as usual. This was stated by the Minister for the unification of the two Koreas, Kim Yong Chol, speaking at the parliamentary session of the National Assembly of South Korea.
In turn, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Gen Hwa said that “there are no unusual signs inside North Korea”. In her opinion, Pyongyang focused on preventing the spread of COVID-19. This is indicated by reports about laying the foundation of a new hospital in the capital and expanding the country’s budget for health care.
Earlier, North Korean media reported that Kim sent diplomatic letters and handed gifts to honorary citizens. However, new photos of the DPRK leader are not published. The last time he appeared in public on April 11.
On April 25, rumors spread about the illness and even the death of Kim Jong-un as a result of his heart surgery. In North Korea, these rumors are refuted, calling them “false and malicious information.”
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