Timeline: from Kim Jong Un’s reappearance to an exchange of gunfire at the DMZ
NK Pro timeline charts the key events from May 1 - May 31
After the North Korean leader’s three-week absence last month prompted a flurry of international speculation over his health, May began with Kim Jong Un breaking his silence, reappearing at the opening ceremony of a fertilizer factory in Sunchon.
Kim then guided a meeting of the North Korean ruling party’s Central Military Commission (CMC) — in both occasions bearing a new dark mark on his wrist which some medical experts saw as a possible sign of a cardiovascular-related procedure.
Inter-Korean relations also saw notable ups and downs. The two Koreas exchanged gunfire along the Demilitarized