North Korea has unveiled leader Kim Jong Un’s daughter.

State media KCNA said on Saturday that Kim had watched the launch of a new type of ICBM with his wife Ri Sol Ju and their “beloved daughter” on Friday.

The main newspaper Rodong Sinmun published photos of Kim watching a missile in flight with her daughter.

She is also depicted walking hand in hand with her father.

NORTH KOREA TESTS LAUNCH BALLISTIC MISSILE CAPABLE OF STRIKE ANYWHERE IN THE UNITED STATES

Her name and age were not provided, but it is the first time state media have mentioned her daughter or publicized her photos.

This photo provided on Nov. 19, 2022 by the North Korean government shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and his daughter inspecting a missile at the Pyongyang International Airport in Pyongyang, North Korea on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. State media from the North Korea said its leader Kim oversaw the launch of the Hwasong-17 missile, a day after its neighbors said they detected the launch of an ICBM potentially capable of reaching the continental United States. in this picture. The content of this image is as supplied and cannot be independently verified. The Korean-language watermark on the source-provided image reads: “KCNA,” which is short for Korean Central News Agency.
((Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP))

South Korean media reported that Kim married Ri in 2009 and the couple have three children, born in 2010, 2013 and 2017.

In 2013, following a trip to the capital Pyongyang, retired NBA star Dennis Rodman told the Guardian that he held Kim’s young daughter, Ju Ae.

Kim Jong Un has yet to publicly anoint an heir apparent and after he disappeared from the public eye amid rumors of health conditions in 2020, many speculated that Kim’s sister, Kim Yo Jong, would step in.

This photo provided on November 19, 2022 by the North Korean government, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and his daughter at the site of what he says is a Hwasong-17 ICBM at Pyongyang International Airport in Pyongyang , Korea North, Friday, November 18, 2022. Independent journalists have not been granted access to cover the event depicted in this image.  The content of this image is as supplied and cannot be independently verified.

This photo provided on November 19, 2022 by the North Korean government, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and his daughter at the site of what he says is a Hwasong-17 ICBM at Pyongyang International Airport in Pyongyang , Korea North, Friday, November 18, 2022. Independent journalists have not been granted access to cover the event depicted in this image. The content of this image is as supplied and cannot be independently verified.
((Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP))

NORTH KOREA LAUNCHED BALLISTIC MISSILE WHICH LANDED NEAR SOUTH KOREA: SEOUL

The 38-year-old ruler said the launch of the Hwasong-17 missile, the country’s longest-range nuclear missile, proved it had a reliable weapon to contain US-led military threats.

Japanese Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada said the weapon could travel up to 9,320 miles, enough to reach the continental United States

This photo provided on Nov. 19, 2022 by the North Korean government shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and his daughter at the site of a missile launch at the Pyongyang International Airport in Pyongyang, North Korea on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022.

This photo provided on Nov. 19, 2022 by the North Korean government shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and his daughter at the site of a missile launch at the Pyongyang International Airport in Pyongyang, North Korea on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022.
((Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP))

The missile flew nearly 621 miles in 69 minutes, according to KCNA.

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP

The UN Security Council will meet on Monday to discuss North Korea at the request of the United States, which has strongly condemned the latest launch.

Friday’s ICBM launch marks the country’s eighth test this year, based on a tally from the US State Department.

Reuters and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *