Work on Pyongyang central square continues ahead of military parade, photos show
Renovations to leader's viewing platform and foreign ministry visible in recent photos taken from Kim Il Sung Square
Construction and renovations around Pyongyang’s central square continued on pace this week as North Korea gears up for a large-scale military parade slated for this October, exclusive photos obtained by NK Pro revealed.
NK Pro reported on the start of the renovation work at Kim Il Sung Square in early May and also reported on further developments in the city, which are indicative of preparations for the military parade to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the ruling party’s foundation.
Kim Il Sung Square was originally blocked off between May 2 and May 3, and work
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