January 1, 2014
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has hailed the recent execution of his powerful uncle as a “resolute action,” labelling Jang Song-thaek “scum”.
“Our party took resolute action to remove… scum elements within the party last year,” Mr Kim said in his New Year message broadcast on state TV.
“Our party’s timely, accurate decision to purge the anti-party, anti-revolutionary elements helped greatly cement solidarity within our party,” he added, saying “factionalist filth” within the party had been “eliminated”.
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