November 17, 2019

Hwang Pyong So promoted to Vice-Marshal, elevated in Party
Close confidant of Kim Jong Un quickly rising in power and influence
The North Korean regime has promoted Hwang Pyong So in position and regime hierarchy, as seen through observation of state media. Hwang, a close confident of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, was elevated to one of the highest military ranks, ascended to the Party Central Military Commission, and moved up in the order of precedence among senior officials.North Korea's Central Military Commission and