N. Korea appears to have appointed new defense chief

(From Yonhap)

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was accompanied by a four-star Army general, presumed to be the country’s new defense chief, on his visit to a military event, according to Pyongyang’s media Monday.

The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) listed top military figures who were in attendance with Kim at the military’s art performance, naming Pak Yong-sik just after Hwang Pyong-so, director of the general political department of the Korean People’s Army (KPA). Read more

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