North Korea announced on the 22nd that it will hold a state funeral for a military heavyweight, with the cumulative number of fever surpassing 2 million since late last month.

Before President Biden of the United States visits South Korea from the 20th to attend the US-South Korea summit meeting, the countries concerned who continue to be wary of the launch of ICBM = intercontinental ballistic missiles and nuclear tests by North Korea are watching the trend. I am.

North Korea, which has a series of fever suspected to be caused by the new coronavirus, announced that more than 263,000 new symptoms of fever were confirmed and two people died in the day until 6 pm on the 19th. ..

The cumulative number of fever since the end of last month is more than 2,241,000, exceeding 2 million.



Under these circumstances, the state-owned Korean Central Television reported that Marshal Hyun Chul-hae, a military heavyweight and an adviser to the Ministry of Defense, died on the 19th and a state funeral will be held on the 22nd.



Hyun was one of the closest aides to Kim Jong-un, the father of Kim Jong-un, and was also responsible for Kim's military education. It seems that there is also the aim of trying to unite the inside while aiming.



On the other hand, the list of funeral committees includes Kim and other executives of the Workers' Party of Korea, but in addition to the top prosecutor who was reprimanded by Kim for failing to monitor the distribution of medicines. Does not include the Defense Minister or the General Political Bureau Chief of the Army.



Before President Biden of the United States visits South Korea from the 20th and faces the US-South Korea summit meeting on the 21st, the countries concerned continue to be wary of the launch of ICBM = intercontinental ballistic missiles and nuclear tests by North Korea. I am watching.

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