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Kim Jong Un wishes North Koreans ‘Happy New Year’ in surprise cards

Kim Jong Un wishes North Koreans ‘Happy New Year’ in surprise cards
Even dictators like a holiday card.

North Korea strongman Kim Jong Un sent his people greeting cards on New Year’s Day, wishing them a happy 2021 and thanking them for their support, according to North Korean state media.1, 2021, by the North Korean government, Kim Jong Un writes his New Year's card to the public.(朝鮮通信社/AP) The cards, a first for Kim, came in lieu of his traditional New Year’s Day speech, the AP reported.North Korea hosted a New Year’s celebration in the capital of Pyongyang on Friday.

Most Read Instead, he’s expected to address North Korea’s 25 million people when the country’s ruling party congress meets in January for the first time in five years, according to the AP.Though the cards could not be independently verified, according to the Associated Press, they seem much more reasonable than other state media reports, like Kim’s late father Kim Jong Il shooting five holes-in-one during a round of golf.

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