Leader North Korea Kim Jong Un He warned that he would respond to threats to use nuclear weapons. This was reported by the official news agency KCNA.
North Korea, Missiles and Threats: This is why Kim Jong Un raised the stakes and tried to get the attention of the United States
By our correspondent Gianluca Modulo
Last night, Pyongyang conducted another test, launching an intercontinental ballistic missile that fell into the waters of the Sea of Japan. This resulted in a difficult move American condemnation And from the countries of the region, the tension is very high.
For the first time, the North Korean leader showed his daughter to the public in photos of an ICBM test. The official Central News Agency (KCNA) contented itself with reporting that Kim “personally supervised” the launch “with his beloved daughter and wife,” North Korean First Lady Ri Sol-ju, without providing further details about the young woman.
Five of the 20 images released by the KCNA, from the test the day before, show a girl in a white coat listening to her father as he appears to give instructions to the officials around her, contemplating from afar as Kim takes the missile. Or walk hand in hand with him beside the launcher shuttle before launch.
North Korean state media rarely broadcast information about close relatives of the Kim dynasty, which has ruled the country with an iron fist since the 1940s. This daughter of Kim Jong-un is no exception, as her existence has not previously been acknowledged by official propaganda. Kim had three children with Ri – in 2010, 2012 or 2013 and 2017 – without being able to provide more information about it.
After one of his extravagant visits to North Korea to meet with Kim Jong-un, former NBA player Dennis Rodman said publicly in 2013 that he was holding his “daughter Ju Ae”, a baby at the time. This was the only time anyone had called a descendant of the North Korean dictator by name. It is not known if the girl in the photos released on KCNA is the aforementioned Kim Ju-ae or if she is an older sister.
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