North Korea military parade celebrates 60th anniversary of Korean War armistice

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North Korea observed the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice with a massive, mighty military parade held in Pyongyang.

North Korea marks 60th anniversary of war ‘victory’
Se Young Lee and Maxim Duncan Reuters
July 27, 2013

PYONGYANG (Reuters) – North Korea celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Korean War truce on Saturday with a massive military parade trumpeting the revolutionary genius of three generations of leaders that gave it “Victory in the Great Fatherland Liberation War”.

Leader Kim Jong-un was joined by Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao on the podium overlooking Pyongyang’s main Kim Il Sung square to inspect a massive throng of soldiers in goosestep and a display of weapons including its mid-range missiles.

Kim clad in black exchanged words with Li through an interpreter but did not make public remarks at the parade, which appeared to be one of the largest ever put on by the North.

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