North & South Korea exchange gunfire, Trump ‘glad’ for Kim Jong-un’s reappearance

Komal FatimaWeb Editor

03rd May, 2020. 02:38 pm
North & South Korea exchange gunfire, Trump 'glad' for Kim Jong-un's reappearance

North Korea and South Korea exchanged gunfire in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).

South Korean guard post was hit by shorts from the North in the central border town of Cheorwon, according to Seoul’s military.

Such types of events are rare, the last time a similar incident had occurred in 2017.

According to the military officials in South Korea, they are trying to examine if this was an accident or a deliberate act.

Donald Trump glad about Kim Jong-un’s appearance

On the other hand, US President Donald Trump expressed his joy that he is “glad” about Kim Jong-un’s appearance and his good health.

Donald Trump tweeted, “I, for one, am glad to see he is back, and well!” after the news come out that Kim Jong-un cut the ribbon at the opening of a fertilizer factory.

President Donald Trump had earlier said that he had a “very good idea” about Kim’s health condition. But he also said that “I can’t talk about it”.
“I just wish him well,” he added at the time.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has come out in public for the first time in 20 days.

According to the North Korean news agency, Kim Jong-un cut the ribbon at the inauguration of a fertilizer factory.

People present at the opening “broke into thunderous cheers of hurrah” as the leader came on Friday.

Several senior North Korean officials, including Kim’s sister Kim Yo Jong, had accompanied the leader.

State media agency reported that Mr. Kim cut the ribbon at a plant located in the region north of Pyongyang. People present at the event “burst into thunderous cheers of ‘hurrah!’ for the Supreme Leader who is commanding the all-people general march for accomplishing the great cause of prosperity”.

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