Yonhap: Kim Jong UN replaced the military leadership of the DPRK before the summit with Donald trump
DPRK leader Kim Jong-UN has replaced three high-ranking representatives of the military command of the country before the summit with the US President Donald trump in Singapore. On 3 June, reported South Korean Agency “renkhap” with reference to sources.
Kim Jong-UN has sent in the resignation of the Minister of people’s armed forces of North Korea, Park Yong-Shik, head of the General staff Lee Myung-soo and chief of the political Department of the army, Kim Jong GAK. The Agency said that the changes also reported the North Korean and Japanese media.
According to sources, “Yonhap”, the change of military leadership took place in mid-may during a meeting of the Central military Commission of the workers ‘ party of Korea. The leader of the country decided on a reshuffle in order to rejuvenate the leadership. It can also be connected with the upcoming summit in Singapore, where leaders of the United States and North Korea to discuss the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
The former leadership was conservative and did not welcome the possible decision to suspend the nuclear program of the DPRK. The new guidance you have experience of negotiations at international level. It has become a “key factor”, as Kim Jong-UN wants to build relations with the United States, China, Russia and Syria, said “Yonhap”.
Reuters citing us officials confirmed the information about the reshuffle in the military leadership of the DPRK.
On 12 June in Singapore will meet DPRK leader Kim Jong-UN and U.S. President Donald trump. About it it became known in early may. 24 may trump abruptly canceled negotiations, but already on may 25 reported that the possibility of meeting with Kim Jong-UN remains open. June 1, the US President confirmed that the meeting will be held.