January 21, 2021

Kim Jong Un reappears at Politburo meeting on COVID-19, ‘anti-socialist’ crimes

Appearance marks first in 25 days for North Korean leader, as top leadership puts focus on criminal activity

Updated at 7:37 a.m. and 7:55 a.m. KST.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and top officials once again discussed the country's efforts to fight COVID-19 in the latest Politburo meeting held on Sunday, Nov. 15, according to state media reports on Monday morning.