North Korea’s leader talks about uncle’s execution in New Year speech


The North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has referred to his uncle’s (Chang Song-thaek) execution for the first time in his New Year message. He used the words, “elimination of factionalist filth” to address the execution and regarded it as an event that has bolstered the country’s unity “by 100 times”.

North Korea’s leader talks about uncle’s execution in New Year speech-global-annal-thaek-bhavesh-kumar

These messages are closely scrutinised by South Korea and such other regional players to get an insight into what to expect from Pyongyang’s military ruler in the days to come.

 

Source:  BBC

Published by Bhavesh Kumar

A multi-talented media professional with diverse experience spanning across journalism (digital and broadcast), management consultancy and documentary filmmaking. Worked for the leading newspaper (the Times of India) and news broadcaster (NDTV India) on their web portal, feature stories, shooting, scripting, programming and editing broadcast news. A creative mindset focused on executing new-age strategic communication initiatives with all its corresponding elements (clear and coherently written key messages, social media marketing and multimedia content) to ensure effective target audience impressions. Also, worked on several primary and secondary market research projects (Market Feasibility Study) for business expansion into new markets.

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