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Kim Jong-un to call ruling party meeting as North Korea faces worst economic crisis since 1990s

Kim Jong-un calls meeting as North Korea faces worst economic crisis since 1990s famine

  • The leader will try to muster stronger public loyalty to him and lay out new economic and foreign policies amid the Covid-19 pandemic
  • If the virus does not ease, North Korea’s self-imposed lockdown will be extended, which could destabilise food and exchange markets and trigger public panic

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic

01:36

Kim Jong-un to call ruling party meeting as North Korea faces worst economic crisis since 1990s

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