İrem GÖL -TDO- According to Reuters, China has sent a team to North Korea including medical experts to check on Kim Jong-un. A delegation led by a senior member of the Chinese Communist party’s international liaison department left Beijing on Thursday, it was reported. The sources gave the information in condition of anonymity given the sensitivity of the matter.
A South Korea based website, Daily NK reported that Kim was recovering after undergoing a cardiovascular procedure on 12th April. South Korean government officials and a Chinese official with the liaison department challenged the reports suggesting that Kim was in grave danger after surgery. South Korean officials said they had detected no signs of unusual activity in North Korea. According to the South Korean officials, Kim was alive and would likely to make an appearance soon.
North Korea is one of the world’s most isolates and secretive countries, and the health of its leaders is treated as a matter of state security. There are no further details that could be reached about Kim’s whereabouts or condition.