Kim Jong Un Returns, and North Korean Instability Fears Fade Away

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s re-emergence in general public finished months of speculation about his whereabouts and avoided a thorny diplomatic and armed service difficulty for China, the U.S. and South Korea at a difficult time.

Shots and video clip revealed by North Korean point out media confirmed Mr. Kim smiling as he walked all around a fertilizer manufacturing facility on Friday. Close North Korea watchers mentioned the visuals appeared to be genuine.


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Kim Jong Un, Smoking and Strolling, Reappears After Three-Week Absence

SEOUL—Newly revealed shots and online video showed a smiling North Korean chief Kim Jong Un strolling close to a manufacturing unit Friday, ending a nearly three-7 days absence from community view that fueled rumors of his demise.

Mr. Kim, all in black and sporting no confront mask, was proven reducing a crimson ribbon at a fertilizer plant in Sunchon, about 30 miles north of Pyongyang. He was flanked by aides, which include his sister, Kim Yo Jong. In a different impression the 36-yr-previous Mr. Kim sat on a podium in entrance of a large indication exhibiting the factory’s name…

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