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Kim Jong-un pays respects to ancestors

Lee Tae-hoon
Written by Lee Tae-hoon

Photos captured from North Korean state television show the country’s leader, Kim Jong-un, and North Korean military officials paying their respects to Kim’s late grandfather, Kim Il-sung, and late father, Kim Jong-il, at the Kumsusan Memorial Palace in Pyongyang on Aug. 15, 2015.


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Lee Tae-hoon

Lee Tae-hoon

Lee Tae-hoon is publisher at The Korea Observer. He previously worked for the Korea Times and Arirang TV. You can reach him at

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