Kim and family at NKorea military celebration

8 February 2023
2023-02-08 10:42

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife and daughter took part in a celebration of the 75th anniversary of the North's Korean People's Army on Tuesday night.State television broadcast still images of the event early morning. North Korean media often report the news a day after it happens.Kim gave a speech lauding the military.

Wednesday is the official anniversary day of the founding of the country's regular army, a date which North Korea started to mark again in 2015. For decades before that, Pyongyang highlighted the 25th of April as its major military anniversary, saying that on that day founding leader Kim Il Sung set up his band of fighters to oppose Japan's occupation of the Korean peninsula.

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