South Korea’s intelligence agency has said rumours about Kim Jong-un’s health were groundless, and there are no signs he had heart surgery. The North Korean leader recently went 20 days without appearing in public, and missed the celebration of his grandfather’s birthday – one of the biggest events of the year. Some media reports claimed he was “gravely ill”, or even dead. But he then appeared at a fertilizer factory – apparently in good health.
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