North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made a surprise appearance at a parade in Pyongyang on Saturday, looking thinner and more energetic than he has in months. The dictator’s health had been the subject of intense speculation after he disappeared from public view for weeks.
Kim Jong Un Makes Surprise Appearance
Kim Jong Un made a rare appearance at a military parade in Pyongyang on Saturday, in what observers say is a sign of his renewed strength and vitality. The parade was held to mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea.
The North Korean leader had not been seen in public for weeks, leading to speculation about his health. But observers were surprised to see him looking thinner and more energetic than he has in months.
He was seen speaking to military officials and shaking hands with soldiers. He also watched a military display and inspected a unit of the Korean People’s Army.
North Korean Leader Appears Thinner, More Energetic
Kim Jong Un had not been seen in public for several weeks before his surprise appearance at the parade, leading to speculation about his health. But he appeared thinner and more energetic than he has in months, suggesting he may have recovered from any health issues.
His speech at the parade was short and focused on the need for the North Korean people to remain united and loyal to the Workers’ Party. He also praised the military for its efforts in defending the country.
The parade itself was a show of strength and unity, with thousands of soldiers marching in formation and a display of military hardware. It was the first such parade held since 2018, when Kim Jong Un made an appearance after months of speculation about his health.
The surprise appearance of Kim Jong Un at the military parade in Pyongyang is a sign that the North Korean leader is in good health and remains firmly in control of the country. His speech at the parade was a reminder to the North Korean people of their loyalty to the ruling Workers’ Party. It also served as a show of strength to the international community that the North Korean military is ready and able to defend the country.