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N. Korea’s Kim Visits Grandfather’s Mausoleum on Anniversary of His Death

By Kyodo News 8 July 2020

BEIJING—North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun mausoleum complex in Pyongyang on the 26th anniversary of the death of Kim Il Sung, his grandfather and the nation’s founder, state media reported Wednesday.

On the most recent anniversary of Kim Il Sung’s birth on April 15, known as the Day of the Sun in North Korea, state media did not mention a visit by Kim Jong Un to the palace, sparking speculation he was in poor health.

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