Chinese tourists leave after paying homage to a giant portrait of Kim Il-sung at a square in Rason, but the mausoleum for Kim and his son Kim Jong-il is not on their itinerary. Photo: AFP Chinese tourists leave after paying homage to a giant portrait of Kim Il-sung at a square in Rason, but the mausoleum for Kim and his son Kim Jong-il is not on their itinerary. Photo: AFP
Chinese tourists leave after paying homage to a giant portrait of Kim Il-sung at a square in Rason, but the mausoleum for Kim and his son Kim Jong-il is not on their itinerary. Photo: AFP

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Chinese tourists leave after paying homage to a giant portrait of Kim Il-sung at a square in Rason, but the mausoleum for Kim and his son Kim Jong-il is not on their itinerary. Photo: AFP Chinese tourists leave after paying homage to a giant portrait of Kim Il-sung at a square in Rason, but the mausoleum for Kim and his son Kim Jong-il is not on their itinerary. Photo: AFP
Chinese tourists leave after paying homage to a giant portrait of Kim Il-sung at a square in Rason, but the mausoleum for Kim and his son Kim Jong-il is not on their itinerary. Photo: AFP
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