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Kim Jong Un holds meeting on incoming typhoon, urges better COVID-19 plan

Politburo and Executive Policy Council meetings convened in Pyongyang on Aug. 25 as Typhoon Bavi approaches

Updated at 08:40 KST on Aug. 26.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the country's top officials convened another series of meetings on Aug. 25, reportedly discussing preparations for a typhoon set to make landfall this week. Kim also reportedly complained that the emergency system to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is still lacking.