October 16, 2019
Kim Jong Un emphasizes ‘people’ and ‘youth’ in WPK address
Analysts say leader now emphasizing quality of life, judging the country secure from foreign threats
Kim Jong Un highlighted the importance of "the people" and "the youth" in his speech on Saturday, perhaps to emphasize his status as a young leader.The speech, taking place at the parade celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), mentioned "people" (inmin) 97 times and "youth" (cheongnyeon) 15 times. Former leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il were referenced three