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Topic - Kim Jong-Gak
North Korea has replaced its defense minister with a hard-line military commander believed responsible for deadly attacks on South Korea in 2010, diplomats in Pyongyang said Thursday. It is the latest in a series of high-profile appointments that leader Kim Jong-un has made since he took power nearly a year ago.
North Koreans on Thursday bade a final farewell to "Dear Leader" Kim Jong-il during an elaborate memorial ceremony that established his son Kim Jong-un as his successor and "supreme leader" of the secretive, totalitarian regime.
Tens of thousands of North Koreans lined the snowy streets of Pyongyang on Wednesday, wailing and clutching their chests as a black hearse carried late leader Kim Jong-il's body through the capital for a final farewell.
Gen. Kim Jong-gak, of the Army's General Political Bureau, pledged the allegiance of the armed forces to Kim Jong-un during Thursday's memorial ceremony in what may have been a veiled threat.