Kim Jong Un Praises Military Medics for Frontline COVID-19 Fight in Capital

19 August 2022 17:12 WIB

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un poses for a photo with Korean People's Army medics during a meeting to recognise their contributions in fighting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Pyongyang, North Korea, August 18, 2022 in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held a ceremony to thank and praise military medics for spearheading the country's fight against the coronavirus in the capital Pyongyang, state media said on Friday. KCNA via REUTERS

19 Agustus 2022 00:00 WIB

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un speaks during a meeting with Korean People's Army medics to recognise their contributions in fighting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Pyongyang, North Korea, August 18, 2022 in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). Thousands of medics of the Korean People's Army, who had been dispatched to the "emergency anti-epidemic front", were discharged after Kim declared victory over COVID-19 and eased restrictions last week. KCNA via REUTERS

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North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un speaks during a meeting with Korean People's Army medics to recognise their contributions in fighting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Pyongyang, North Korea, August 18, 2022 in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). Kim held the event at the April 25 House of Culture in Pyongyang on Thursday to celebrate the medics' "heroic feats" on the frontline of the COVID battle in the country's most populated city. KCNA via REUTERS

19 Agustus 2022 00:00 WIB

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un speaks during a meeting with Korean People's Army medics to recognise their contributions in fighting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Pyongyang, North Korea, August 18, 2022 in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). North Korea has never confirmed how many people caught COVID, apparently lacking the tools to conduct widespread testing. KCNA via REUTERS

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Korean People's Army medics receive awards for their contributions in fighting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Pyongyang, North Korea, August 18, 2022 in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA via REUTERS

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North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un speaks during a meeting with Korean People's Army medics to recognise their contributions in fighting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Pyongyang, North Korea, August 18, 2022 in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA via REUTERS

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