May 27, 2024

Reviewing the year: Kim Jong Un’s 2019 New Year’s address, in full

The DPRK leader discussed diplomacy and the economy in his annual speech

Tuesday saw Kim Jong Un's annual New Year's Address - a longstanding tradition in North Korea - aired on Korean Central Television, in a speech in which the North Korean discussed everything from sanctions to the economy.

For our readers' benefit, NK News has chosen to republish that speech, in English and Korean, below.

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