ILLUSTRATION. The crying Kim Jong-un looked very emotional while delivering a speech at the North Korean military parade. KCNA via REUTERS
Reporter: Barratut Taqiyyah Rafie | Editor: Barratut Taqiyyah Rafie
KONTAN.CO.ID – PYONGYANG. The crying Kim Jong-un looked very emotional while delivering a speech at the North Korean military parade. Kim admitted in front of those gathered that he had failed them.
Launch Mirror Daily, in an emotional performance, Kim Jong Un expressed his apologies for not doing enough to free the North Korean people from the troubles that have entwined their lives.
He said North Korea had faced “formidable challenges”, “countless trials” and “unprecedented disasters”, including trying to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
Kim delivered his speech at a parade of strength to mark the 75th anniversary of the ruling Labor party.
Mirror Daily preaching, Kim appeared to take off her glasses and wipe her tears, which experts say is a true reflection of the stress she’s under.
According to a translation at Korea Times, he said: “People have put their trust, as high as the sky and as deep as the sea, on me, but I have failed to live it satisfactorily. I’m so sorry for that. ”
“Although I have been entrusted with the vital responsibility of leading this country, my efforts and sincerity have not been enough to rid citizens of the difficulties in their lives.”