The DPRK celebrates the 73rd anniversary of its founding. However, this year’s solemn military parade was much more modest than the previous ones. Because significantly fewer people and equipment were involved.
According to the country’s state news agency, Kim Jong Un did not deliver his traditional speech this time. Instead, Secretary of the Central Committee of the country’s ruling Workers’ Party Lee Il-hwan addressed the audience. In his speech, among other things, the politician announced his intention to modernize the country’s weapons and strengthen its army.