South Korean intelligence denies rumors about worsening health of North Korean leader Kim Jong UN, no surgery he did. This was discussed at a closed meeting of members of the intelligence community with members of Parliament, which MPs may 6, said the Agency Yonhap.
Kim Jong UN rules the country as usual, but this year he really rarer appeared in public – a total of 17 times between January 1 and may 1. The intelligence attribute this to his focus on domestic issues, in particular the outbreak of coronavirus infection.
Pyongyang still denies the existence of infected with SARS-CoV-2, however, the country’s border with China is virtually closed.
As told in the exploration, after the start of the pandemic, the DPRK faced serious economic problems, rose sugar and spices, and the residents began to stock up on food.
Kim Jong-UN for the first time the Board was not present at the celebrations on the occasion of the birthday of his grandfather, the North Korean state founder Kim Il-sung, which take place April 15. This gave rise to speculation about his serious illness. Several of the tabloids (in particular, the American The New York Post and The British Daily Mail and Express) with reference to publications in Chinese social network Weibo wrote that Kim Jong-UN died in the night of April 25, allegedly from complications after heart surgery. Other media wrote that the head of the DPRK is in a coma.
A North Korean diplomat, President of the Korean friendship Association Alejandro Cao de Benos said on 25 April that the information about the illness of Kim Jong-UN is not true.
On may 1, the leader of the DPRK took part in the ceremony of completion of construction of the plant for the production of fertilizers. He looked healthy and was smiling.