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Kim Jong Un Mystery Grows on Reports of Train, Medical Team

Kim Jong Un Mystery Grows on Reports of Train, Medical Team, Bloomberg By and
  •  Satellite photos show North Korea leader’s train near compound
  • Kim’s two-week absence fuels speculation about his health Speculation about Kim Jong Un’s health intensified over the weekend after tantalizing — yet unverified — reports about a visit by a Chinese medical team and movements of the North Korean leader’s armored train.

    China sent a team including doctors and senior diplomats to advise its neighbor and longtime ally, Reuters reported on Saturday, citing three people familiar with the matter. Meanwhile, a train resembling one long used by North Korean rulers was parked last week near a coastal leadership compound in Wonsan, according to an analysis of satellite imagery released Sunday by the website 38 North. A prominent South Korea adviser also rejected the notion that Kim was ailing or dead…….

    Any leadership change in North Korea could increase the threat of instability on China’s border and raise questions about control of the country’s expanding nuclear arsenal. Kim has also been central to U.S. President Donald Trump’s so far unsuccessful efforts to get him to reduce his weapons stockpile. …..

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-04-25/north-korean-sympathizer-calls-news-on-kim-s-health-false

April 27, 2020 - Posted by | North Korea, politics

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