North Korea observed the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice with a massive, mighty military parade held in Pyongyang.
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Over the weekend, North Korea celebrated the 100th anniversary of the birth of North Korea founder Kim Il-sung.The event marked the first public speech of current leader Kim Jong-Un, Il-sung’s grandson and son of late leader Kim Jong-il. Jong-Un in his speech vowed to push for “final victory” for his impoverished state, despite a failed missile launch. The launch has been condemned by the UN Security Council, which has concerns about North Korea’s capabilities in missile technology and nuclear weapons.
Here’s a look at the art of the march at a military parade as part of celebrations in Pyongyang on April 15.