North Korea bans weddings, funerals as Kim-Jong Un prepares for coronation

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

North Korea is set to ban weddings and funerals all of this week in order to avoid any “mishaps” while the country’s supreme leader Kim-Jong Un cements his leadership and officially declares North Korea a nuclear-armed state, reported Al

The ban was cited for “security reasons,” where the first Congress meeting is set to take place in 36 years.

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