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Kim Jong Un had a blast at a K-Pop concert

It’s the first time South Korea has held a concert in the north in over a decade.

by Gabriel Connelly
Apr 2 2018, 8:49pm

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Kim Jong Un and his wife, Ri Sol Ju, joined a crowd of spectators in Pyongyang, North Korea, to watch a South Korean K-Pop performance on Sunday. It’s the first time South Korea has held a concert in the north in over a decade.

Korean state media said the reclusive leader of North Korea came away impressed. “He said that he was deeply moved to see our people sincerely acclaiming the performance, deepening the understanding of the popular art of the South’s side,” KCNA reported.

The event is the two countries' latest showing of cooperation, which started when North Korea participated in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. North Korea has also been in talks with the U.S. in recent months. Kim is set to meet with President Donald Trump in May, which would make Trump the first sitting president to meet with a North Korean leader.

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