World Kim Jong Un Makes First Public Outing of 2018

17:15  12 january  2018
17:15  12 january  2018 Source:   Newsweek

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However, official state news agency KCNA has not featured a story on a Kim outing for over a What do you make of Kim Jong - un ’s sudden departure from the public eye? Latest News On Braun Strowman’s WWE Status Ahead Of First ‘Monday Night Raw’ Of 2018 January 1 , 2018 .

Updated : Jan 12, 2018 - 10:25. North Korean leader Kim Jong - un visited a state science academy in his first public outing since the New Year He also expressed expectations for the academy's scientists to make a tangible contribution to building a prosperous and powerful country and sent

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After spending his birthday away from public view, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made his first public outing of 2018, touring the State Academy of Sciences in Pyongyang.

Kim visited the academy's museum and praised its history and "scientific research achievements," according to an article in the ruling party-controlled newspaper Rodong Sinmun published on Thursday. The article did not explicitly mention the institute's role in North Korea's nuclear weapons program.

Kim took a jab at the U.S.-led international sanctions efforts, boasting that the country will be able to progress scientifically despite the restrictions. "Thanks to the foundation of self-supporting national economy, scientific and technical forces trained with our own efforts and their clear heads, there are no difficulties insurmountable for us despite the enemies' sanctions of 10 years or 100 years," Kim was quoted as saying in the article.

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And now it looks as though 2018 may go from tense to nuclear. For most of his first year in office '45 spent a decent amount of time In an address broadcasted on state television Kim Jong Un stated — Paul M Winters (@RealPaulWinters) January 1 , 2018 . Well, that makes me feel secure!

North Korean leader Kim Jong - un made relatively fewer public appearances in 2017 since he Kim conducted 94 inspections in factories, farms, or military facilities which are widely publicized by the state media, reports Efe news. Military-related visits accounted for 44 per cent of the outings , while

He also praised the institute for its role in fulfilling the country's driving ideology of self-reliance. "This place is a treasure house of self-reliance and self-development and the academy is the birthplace of self-reliance and self-development," he said.

The State Academy of Sciences, inaugurated in 1952, is considered the birthplace of North Korea's nuclear program. The country's Atomic and Nuclear Physics Research was established at its second plenary session in 1955, a year that also marked the beginning of a collaboration between Soviet Union and North Korea's nuclear scientists.

Kim isited the academy almost exactly four years ago, on January 15, 2014, when he called scientists "precious treasures of the country" and decided to name a street after them, as well as builing a holiday home near Lake Yonphung which, according to the U.S.-based North Korea monitoring website 38 North, was the launch location of the intermediate-range ballistic missile Pukguksong-2 in May.

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After 40 days of seclusion, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made a public appearance, an outing that could help quell rumors about his health and status. Copyright NPR 2018 .

A subsequent tour of the academy's newly-built Natural Energy Institute and residential district in October 2014 ended Kim's much-rumored five-week absence from public view, but sparked new rumors about the leader's health as he was pictured walking with a cane after reportedly hurting his leg during a military drill.

Kim's father Kim Jong Il also attached symbolic importance to the institute, touring the facility exactly 19 years ago, on January 12, 1999 in his first public outing that year in a symbolic gesture meant to show North Korea's pivot to scientific development after years of underinvestment.

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