North Korea Declares Kim Jong Un ‘Supreme Leader’December 29, 2011 No Comments
December 29, 2011 | FoxNews.com
PYONGYANG, North Korea – North Korea’s power brokers declared Kim Jong Un the supreme leader at a massive public memorial for his father Kim Jong Il, cementing the Kim family’s hold on power for another generation.
The son, dubbed North Korea’s Great Successor, stood with his head bowed and somber in a dark overcoat on a balcony at the Grand People’s Study House overlooking Kim Il Sung Square and watched the memorial that doubled as a show of support for his burgeoning role as leader.
The unequivocal public backing for Kim Jong Un at his father’s memorial provides a strong signal that government and military officials have unified around him in the wake of Kim Jong Il’s death Dec. 17.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2011/12/28/north-korea-declares-kim-jong-un-supreme-leader-as-memorial-for-kim-jong-il/#ixzz1hw1g7EZV
Subscribe to MariaNews.com
Tags: Kim Jong Il, Kim Jong Un, MariaNews.com, North Korea, Political news, Supreme Leader North Korea, world newsWorld News