August 16, 2022

Kim Jong Un scales politically-symbolic Mount Paektu on horseback: state media

KCNA hails visit as being of "weighty importance" for the country

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this week scaled the country's politically-symbolic Paektu Mountain, according to a report released Wednesday by the DPRK's state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).

According to the report, the DPRK leader climbed the mountain on a white horse and rode through what was described as the mountain’s first snowfall of the year.