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Reuters Source: North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un Will Share Power With Military

By Eli Clifton  

"Reuters Source: North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un Will Share Power With Military"

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Power in North Korea will shift to a coterie of senior leadership including Kim Jong-Un‘s uncle and the military, according to a Reuters source. Kim Jong-Un will head the group. The source, who Reuters describes as having “close ties to Pyongyang,” says a coup is “very unlikely” and “the military has pledged allegiance to Kim Jong-un.” If true, the reclusive country will be governed by a group of people for the first time since its founding in 1948.

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