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Satellite images show N. Korea preparing for military parade

North Korea is preparing for a massive military parade in its capital to mark the 75th anniversary of its ruling party next month, satellite images indicate.

9/18/2020 12:38:00 PM

North Korea is preparing for a massive military parade in its capital to mark the 75th anniversary of its ruling party next month, satellite images indicate.

Satellite images indicate that North Korea is preparing for a massive military parade in its capital to mark the 75th anniversary of its ruling party next month

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.The Associated PressSEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea is preparing for a massive military parade in its capital to mark the 75th anniversary of its ruling party next month, satellite images indicated Friday, even as the country strengthens its anti-coronavirus measures.

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The images, provided by Maxar, a Colorado-based satellite imagery company, show thousands of people assembled in formation near Pyongyang’s Kim Il Sung Square and rehearsing for a military parade. The anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers’ Party is on Oct. 10.

North Korea often holds military parades featuring goose-stepping soldiers and new weapons systems on state anniversaries to bolster unity and intimidate enemies.North Korea insists it hasn't had anycoronaviruscases, a claim widely disputed by many foreign experts.

On Monday, the North’s Korean Central News Agency said the country is intensifying its emergency anti-coronavirus efforts. It said authorities are trying to boost the anti-pandemic atmosphere to ensure that the anti-virus campaign “is waged consistently without a moment’s indolence, slackness and carelessness."

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called for strong unity among the country's 25 million people as it faces multiple crises including the pandemic, damage from a recent typhoon, and ongoing U.S.-led economic sanctions. He closed the country’s border with China, its biggest trading partner, in January over virus concerns. Experts say the border closure has likely worsened

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Will Trump be present?his good buddy wants his presence Do it. Make Trump jealous 😂😂😂 Coming. Did trump ask to go Is trump going Trump is waiting for his love letter invitation to attend. Beats the hell out of preparing for a massive military attack Trump going to be so jealous. Congratulations!!! Calling it now, ABC News will have no issue with the gathering and lack of social distancing bc it's not a trump rally

Bound to be some Patriotic Education - will never catch on elsewhere The ‘little man’ needs to feel big now that Covid19 is the center of attention and not his sorry pathetic ass! President Trump will be attending and saluting North Korean troops. Damn as soon as Trump sees this he will be tweeting he wants one too.

Would be perfect time to drop a couple bombs Seems like the perfect time to annihilate them. What Kim says must be done Little Boy Orange will lose the rest of his mind. Has our Dear Leader been invited by his former 'lover?' Should be fun ! IS TRUMP GOING? HE LOVES PARADES AND KIM JUN UN Will they be honouring donald trump in the parade? Maybe a giant banner with his photograph and exerpts from the love letters between he and Kim?

North Korea preparing for a military parade, satellite images showSatellite images indicate that North Korea is preparing for a massive military parade in its capital to mark the 75th anniversary of its ruling party next month. Somebody’s going to be so jealous.

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North Korea preparing for a military parade, satellite images showSatellite images indicate that North Korea is preparing for a massive military parade in its capital to mark the 75th anniversary of its ruling party next month. Somebody’s going to be so jealous.