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North Korea: Kim Jong-soon a head of state

Kim Jong-un, youngest son of the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il, will soon be the head of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), who heads the Asian country, said the North Korean media on Monday.

The newspaper Rodong Sinmun, the military supported the slogan saying that “every soldier has to sacrifice his life for Kim Jong-un.” According to international agencies, the slogan means that the son of the deceased leader may soon be appointed general secretary of the WPK.

Kim Jong-Il, who led North Korea for over 17 years, died Dec. 17 of a heart attack at the age of 69 years, but this event was only announced two days later. The state funeral has been set for December 28.

Kim Jong-un, officially named in 2010 continuation of the work of his father and named after the death of the last commander of the Armed Forces, opens the list of members of the committee to organize the funeral.

These factors lead many experts to conclude that the youngest son of Kim-Kong will be the next leader of North Korea.

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