People bow during a three- minute silence marking the 10th anniversary of the death of Kim Jong Il, the father of North Korea’s current leader Kim Jong Un, in Pyongyang on December 17. Photo: AFP
People bow during a three- minute silence marking the 10th anniversary of the death of Kim Jong Il, the father of North Korea’s current leader Kim Jong Un, in Pyongyang on December 17. Photo: AFP
North Korea

North Korea urges ‘absolute trust’ in leader Kim Jong-un on 10th anniversary of his father’s death

  • Top newspaper says Kim Jong-il, who died on December 17, 2011, will ‘live eternally in hearts, minds’; people have ‘duty’ to ‘follow his son’s guidance’
  • 10 years after Kim Jong-un assumed power nation is better armed but deeply isolated and more dependent on China

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People bow during a three- minute silence marking the 10th anniversary of the death of Kim Jong Il, the father of North Korea’s current leader Kim Jong Un, in Pyongyang on December 17. Photo: AFP
People bow during a three- minute silence marking the 10th anniversary of the death of Kim Jong Il, the father of North Korea’s current leader Kim Jong Un, in Pyongyang on December 17. Photo: AFP
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