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Kim Jong Un Attends Ju Kyu Chang’s Wake

Kim Jong Un views Ju Kyu Chang’s remains in Pyongyang on September 4, 2018 (Photo: Rodong Sinmun)


KJU’s last observed appearance was his guidance tour of the Myohyangsan Medical Appliances Factory

Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) paid his respects at a viewing for Ju Kyu Chang (Chu Kyu-chang) on September 4 (Tuesday).  Visiting the funeral parlor with him were Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] Vice Chairman and WPK Munitions Industry Department Director Thae Jong Su (T’ae Cho’ng-su), WPK Vice Chairman and WPK Cadres’ Affairs Department Director Kim Phyong Hae (Kim P’yo’ng-hae), WPK Munitions Industry Department Senior Deputy Director and Operations Command Group member Ri Pyong Chol (Ri Pyo’ng-ch’o’l) and WPK Central Committee Department Deputy Directors Hong Sung Mu (Hong Su’ng-mu), Hong Yong Chil (Hong Yo’ng-ch’il) and Kang Pong Hun (Kang Pong-hun).

Members of Ju Kyu Chang’s family stand alongside his casket on September 4, 2018 (Photo: KCNA/Rodong Sinmun).

Kim Jong Un and senior WPK Central Committee officials bow in front of Ju Kyu Chang’s casket on September 4, 2018 (Photo: Rodong Sinmun/KCNA).

A floral wreath sent by KJU stood in front of Ju’s casket.  Jong Un “paid silent tribute to Ju Kyu Chang, with a bitter sorrow of losing a precious revolutionary comrade” then “met with family members of the deceased to express deep condolences and console them in their sorrow.”



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