October 01, 2023

North Korea unveils likely first official Kim Jong Un portrait at Cuba summit

Move could represent major development in DPRK agitprop

UPDATE AT 2015 KST: This article has been amended to reflect North Korean state media's Monday afternoon coverage of the event.

North Korea unveiled what appears to be the country’s first official portrait of leader Kim Jong Un on Sunday, in footage of a DPRK-Cuba summit published by Cuba's Prensa Latina over the weekend and DPRK state media on Monday.