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Kim Jong Un Visits Kumsusan Palace of Sun
Pyongyang, January 16 (KCNA) -- Marshal Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, with Ri Sol Ju visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun to pay deep respects to leader Kim Jong Il on Saturday, his birth anniversary.

Kim Jong Un entered the hall where statues of great Generalissimos Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il are standing.

The chief of the guard of honor of the army, navy and air and anti-air force of the KPA and the Worker-Peasant Red Guards made a salute to the Generalissimos.

A floral basket in the name of Kim Jong Un was placed before the statues.

He, together with the participants, paid tribute to the statues.

Then he entered the hall of immortality where Kim Jong Il lies in state.

He, together with the participants, made bows to Kim Jong Il in the humblest reverence.

Then he went round the hall where the orders Kim Jong Il received are on display and the halls which house a car, electric car, boat and train coach used by him.

He was accompanied by Choe Ryong Hae, Jang Song Thaek, Hyon Yong Chol, Kim Kyok Sik, Kim Kyong Hui, Pak To Chun, Kim Yong Chun, Hyon Chol Hae, Kim Won Hong, Kim Jong Gak, Ju Kyu Chang, Kim Kyong Ok, Yun Jong Rin, Choe Pu Il, Ri Yong Gil, Son Chol Ju, Ryom Chol Song, Jo Kyong Chol, Yun Tong Hyon, Kang Phyo Yong, Ri Pyong Chol, Kim Rak Gyom, Pak Jong Chon, Kim Chun Sam, Kim Yong Chol, Jon Chang Bok and other members of the Party Central Military Commission and the National Defence Commission, staff members of the KPA Supreme Command and KPA commanding officers.

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