Kim Jong-Un fails to get promotion; Kim Jong-Il focuses on son's resume

Jong-Heon, Lee
April 2011
East-Asia-Intel Reports;4/13/2011, p6
The article presents information on the priorities of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il, as his heir-apparent son, Kim Jong-Un, failed to get promotion in a parliamentary session held in April 2011. It is stated that there has been considerable improvement in the health of Kim Jong-Il, after which he is focusing on handling economic issues and nuclear diplomacy, instead of the planned hereditary power transfer.


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