North Korean leader Kim Jong-un cries during military parade speech
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un became emotional during a speech at a military parade over the weekend. He wiped away tears as he spoke of the country's struggles. Kim Jong-un said no one could appreciate their heroic devotion without shedding tears of gratitude referring to military personnel.
While the military display featured newly developed massive missiles, Kim Jong-un thanked his troops for their efforts against the pandemic and recent natural disasters. Observers have suggested that he may be trying to show humility even as the country faces a mounting economic crisis.