Saturday, December 31, 2011

Kim Jong-un named Army Commander

[ via BBC Asia ] 31 Dec

North Korea's new leader, Kim Jong-un, has been formally named supreme commander of the country's armed forces, state media said.
Kim Jong-un, who took over after the death of his father Kim Jong-il earlier this month, was appointed at a meeting on Friday, KCNA news agency said.
The move is seen as a clear sign that the young leader is fast consolidating power over North Korea.
Read more: BBC Asia


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