Kim Jong Un Reportedly Critical After Heart Surgery. Will His Sister Become North Korea’s New Leader?

Kim Jong Un the dictator of North Korea is supposed to be in serious condition after undergoing heart surgery as was reported by media yesterday 20 April, 20. Questions are now being asked if his sister could be next in line to take control. One report on CNN said that Washington was following developments in North Korea closely after it received reports that Kim Was supposedly in critical care due to a heart condition.

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1Reports say that Kim Jong-UN was serious after complications from heart surgery

As per reports from North Korean defectors, said that Kim was recovering from surgery. The dictator who is 36 also missed his grandfather’s birthday celebrations on April 15th. South Korea, however, said that there was nothing unusual to report related to developments in North Korea. According to reports, an unnamed US official revealed that Kim was in “grave danger” after undergoing heart surgery.

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2The dictator was not seen in public since April 15th.

The last reported public appearance of the dictator was at a government meeting on April 11. After that, he was not seen at the celebration of the late Kim II Sung’s birthday on April 15th. Sung was Kim Jong n’s grandfather. A media daily called Daily NK which is run by North Korean defectors reported that the premier had undergone cardiovascular surgery and was presently recovering in his villa in North Phyongan province.

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3South Korea denied such reports

A South Korean news agency called Yonhap reported that Kim Jong Un was never serious and that reports were not true. The agency cited an unnamed government official as source for the news. Presently, entire North Korea is under strict regulations because of the coronavirus pandemic although the country says it has not even a single case which is hard to believe. According to the presidential Blue house in South Korea ‘We have no information to confirm regarding rumors about Chairman Kim Jong-Un’s health issue that have been reported by some media outlets. ‘Also, no unusual developments have been detected inside North Korea.’

South Korea denied such reports

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