September 19, 2021

Kim Jong Un pens ‘heartfelt’ New Years letter, gives no sign of hallmark speech

Kim Jong Un thanks his people for trusting his party during 'difficult times'

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un penned a letter to his people "greeting the hope-filled new year," state media reported on Friday.

"Happy New Year," Kim wrote in a handwritten note published on the front page of the country's Rodong Sinmun newspaper. "I extend my heartfelt greetings to all the people. I sincerely wish all the families across the country greater happiness and beloved people, good health."