Kim Jong-un, general secretary of the Worker's Party of Korea, gives a speech to celebrate the party’s 76th anniversary. Photo: EPA-EFE
Kim Jong-un, general secretary of the Worker's Party of Korea, gives a speech to celebrate the party’s 76th anniversary. Photo: EPA-EFE
North Korea

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un acknowledges ‘grim situation’ facing economy

  • State media reported that Kim used a speech marking the 76th anniversary of the ruling Workers’ Party to urge officials to focus on improving citizens’ lives
  • There were art performances, galas and a fireworks show but no military parade, and Kim made no mention of the US or South Korea

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Kim Jong-un, general secretary of the Worker's Party of Korea, gives a speech to celebrate the party’s 76th anniversary. Photo: EPA-EFE
Kim Jong-un, general secretary of the Worker's Party of Korea, gives a speech to celebrate the party’s 76th anniversary. Photo: EPA-EFE
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