Kim Jong Un appears in public for first time in more than three weeks as he hosts a military meeting to discuss boosting North Korea’s nuclear capabilities
- North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un has not appeared in public since May 1
- Kim held a meeting to discuss how the nation can improve its nuclear arsenal
- The meeting also saw him talk about the potential increase of the standing army
Kim Jong-Un made his first public appearances in three weeks by holding a meeting to discuss how North Korea can improve its nuclear capabilities.
The Seventh Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea also saw Kim reveal intentions to increase the strength of the standing army and the possibility of placing the country’s strategic armed forces on high alert.
State media KCNA said: ‘Set forth at the meeting were new policies for further increasing the nuclear war deterrence of the country and putting the strategic armed forces on a high alert operation.’
Kim Jong-Un (pictured) made his first public appearance in over three weeks in a military meeting to discuss the country’s military strength
KCNA also revealed Kim mentioned the need to mend ‘unreasonable machinery and compositional defects’ of the military so it could be better prepared when the country needs to defend against ‘foreign forces’.
More to follow.