Kim Jong Un: “Great Crisis” caused by unspecified quarantine lapse

About a year ago, Kim Jong Un’s regime locked down the border city of Kaesong out of fear a person who defected from South Korea may have carried the virus.

Kim Jong Un North Korean leader said a “grave” situation stemming from quarantine negligence has created a crisis, hinting at COVID risks that would affect his rule after his regime has denied it has had any infections.

The reports by KCNA news, there have been no details of the character of the incident on Wednesday. Kim also said through dereliction of duty.

The cadres neglected executing important decisions for prolonged national quarantine efforts, “creating a great crisis in ensuring the security of the state and safety of the people.”

It also reported, “he seriously pointed out that chronic irresponsibility and incompetence of cadres at present bring artificial difficulties.”

And  to the implementation of the Party’s policies had become a major brake doing tremendous harm to the development of the revolutionary work.

According to the country’s main newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, he expressed his doubt on vaccines in an article in June, stated they “may not be able to protect people from the virus spreading or new strains of the virus.”

The news on the quarantine incident follows a rare report on state TV last week which touched the matter  on Kim’s health. And a move that may be designed to generate sympathy as the country deals with food shortages and an economic downturn.

North Koreans have broke down in tears over seeing a dramatically thinner Kim Jong Un.

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