Kim Jong Un’s wife’s first public appearance in North Korea in more than a year: report
The wife of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made her first public appearance in over a year, with state media reporting on Wednesday that her absence could be related to speculation, or a possible pregnancy after coronavirus.
At the age of 30, Ri Sol Ju, is believed to have attended a concert to commemorate the birthday of his father and predecessor Kim Jong II.
The anniversary of celebrating the second member of the Kim dynasty to lead a nuclear-armed North Korea is known as the Day of the Shining Star, and is one of the country’s most important public holidays.
North Korea’s official Rodong Sinmun letter widely published smiling photographs of artists from Pyongyang’s Mansude artist.
According to the official secretary of the Casey news agency, “When the Secretary-General came to the photographer’s auditorium with his wife Ri Solu in the middle of the reception, all the participants echoed with a thunderous applause.”
None of the members or artists in the audience wear a face in the pictures. Ri was last seen in January 2020 at an event for the Lunar New Year holiday.
His absence questioned his health, whether he could be in solitude to avoid any risk of coronovirus infection, or could become pregnant – the couple have three children.
The deteriorated countries have been self-soldiers since closing their borders in January last year to try to protect themselves from worldwide epidemics.
Usam has repeatedly emphasized that there are no cases of coronovirus in the country, although outside experts suspect them.
In Wednesday’s report and photos South Korea’s National Intelligence Service told lawmakers that Ri was “playing well with children”, and was avoiding various activities due to the coronovirus epidemic.
Prior to her long absence, Ri joined her husband on several “field guidance trips” and entries with foreign leaders, including the president of South Moon Jae-in and Xi Jinping of China.
“Due to iadad, no foreigners made trips to the North last year, nor were they able to travel that would require the presence of his wife,” Yang told the University of North Korean Studies at Seoul University Moo-jin . One professor said. . AFP.
“It seems that Ree is just focusing on raising her children, ensuring that they are safe and well.”
A former star singer, Ri is believed to be in her early 30s, who made her public debut in 2012. ‘
She is considered one of the most high-profile women in the isolated, deeply patriarchal nation along with her husband’s sister and close guru Kim Yo Jong.