Rejecting the speculation over the health issues of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, on May 3, a Presidential official confirmed that the leader has not undergone any surgery and is completely in the good of his health.
Cheong Wa Dae has put to rest the speculations to be false he noted, “There were media reports speculating about Chairman Kim’s surgery, citing a change in the way he walks.”
The supreme leader, Kim Jong-un appeared at a ceremony to mark the completion of the Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Factory in Sunchon, north of Pyongyang, on May 1, reported the state media.
Earlier, Kim Jong-un last appeared on April 11, when he presided over a Politburo meeting of the ruling Workers’ Party. His absence from the annual event marking the birth anniversary of the national founder Kim ll-sung on April 15 gave air to the fire about him being potentially ill.