[size=36]South Korea resolves the controversy over rumors about the North leader[/size]
, South Korean officials have called for caution again in dealing with reports that talk about the health of North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un.
"The government has intelligence capabilities that allow it to say with confidence that nothing extraordinary is happening," said the South Korean Unification Minister, who is in charge of communicating with North Korea, Kim Yoon-chul.
Rumors and speculation about Kim's health began after he failed to attend a prominent official ceremony on April 15 and has not appeared in public since then.
South Korean media said last week that Kim may have undergone cardiovascular surgery or is in isolation to avoid the emergence of the emerging coronavirus.
Once again, the North Korean official media released on Monday no new photos of the North Korean leader and did not mention his whereabouts.
But it has published reports of sending a letter of thanks to the workers building a tourist resort in Wonsan, which some South Korean media have reported may be in.
"The position of our government is firm. Kim Jong Un is alive and well. He has been staying in the Wonsan region since April 13. No suspicious movements have been detected," Moon Chung-en said, speaking to US media, South Korea's chief foreign policy adviser Moon Jae-in. So far. ”Ended 29 / A 43