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N. Korea holds military parade attended by its leader: state media

06:24 January 15, 2021

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Yonhap) -- North Korea held a military parade Thursday evening in central Pyongyang in celebration of the recently concluded party congress and leader Kim Jong-un attended the event, state media said Friday.

The parade came after Pyongyang wrapped up its eight-day congress of the ruling Workers' Party on Tuesday, in which Kim pledged to bolster the nuclear arsenal of the country.

Earlier, a South Korean government source said the North appeared to have staged a military parade on Thursday at around 6 p.m.

julesyi@yna.co.kr
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