Voice of Korea on Kim’s funeral

From my own monitoring, here are a couple of reports from Voice of Korea, North Korea’s shortwave radio service, on the event surrounding the funeral of Kim Jong Il.

December 29 broadcast (covering the events of the previous day)

Voice of Korea reports on the funeral procession of Kim Jong Il.

[audio:https://www.northkoreatech.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/111229-vok-kim-funeral.mp3|titles=Voice of Korea, December 29, 2011]

December 28 broadcast

Voice of Korea reports that Kim Jong Un visited the bier of Kim Jong Il

[audio:https://www.northkoreatech.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/111227-vok-kim-visit.mp3|titles=Voice of Korea, December 28]

The report begins:

Respected Kim Jong Un, vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea and supreme leader of our party, state and army, in reflection of the boundless mourning of the entire army and people of the country and the world progress of humanity, visited the bier of respected Kim Jong Il again and expressed deep condolences on December 27.

He was accompanied by senior officials of the party, state and armed forces institutions Kim Yong Nam, Choe Yong Rim, Ri Yong Ho, Kim Kyong Hui, Kim Yong Chun, Jon Pyong Ho, Kim Kuk Thae, Kim Ki Nam, Choe Thae Bok, Yang Hyong Sop, Ri Yong Mu, O Kuk Ryol, Kang Sok Ju, Pyon Yong Rip, Jang Song Thaek, Kim Jong Gak, Kim Yang Gon, Kim Yong Il, Pak To Chun, Choe Ryong Hae, Kim Rak Hui, Thae Jong Su, Kim Phyong Hae, Mun Kyong Dok, Ju Kyu Chang, U Tong Chuk and Kim Chang Sop…


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