Published 11: 46 p.m. ET April 25,2020
The satellite images released by 38 North, a website specializing in North Korea research studies, do not state anything about Kim’s prospective health problems, and they echo South Korean government intelligence that Kim is remaining outside of the capital, Pyongyang.
South Korea: No details to substantiate United States media report that Kim Jong Un seriously ill
Kim’s health is of essential importance due to the fact that of worries that the major disease or death of a leader venerated with near godlike passion by millions of North Koreans could cause instability in the impoverished, nuclear-armed nation.
Danny Russel, a previous National Security Council director and assistant secretary of state for Asia who has actually dealt with North Korea in the past, cautioned that reports have actually been plentiful for years about Kim, his father, Kim Jong Il, and his grandfather, Kim Il Sung, and a lot of turned out to have actually been incorrect.