February 25, 2024

North Korea’s Politburo discusses “danger” from COVID-19, promotes officials

Meeting comes ahead of planned parliamentary session, originally set to take place on Friday

Updated at 17:45 KST to include more details from the state television footage

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday oversaw a meeting of the ruling party Politburo (PB), state media reported Sunday, discussing the country's measures to prevent a "virus epidemic" and promoting several officials.