February 22, 2024

Kim Jong Un Backs Syria’s Assad

As more countries debate whether or not to arm the Syrian rebels, Kim Jong Un announces his full support for Assad.

The KCNA released a statement this morning (KST) showing Kim Jong Un's full support for beleaguered Syrian leader Bashar Al-Assad. At a time when much of the world is debating whether or not to now diplomatically recognize an increasingly large group of rebels opposed to his rule, the timing of the statement would almost be funny if it wasn't so diplomatically counter-productive.

In the message, Kim Jong Un was reported to say: