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Pictures of Kim on State TV (Folo) U.S. Takes Pyongyang Off Terror Blacklist North Korea Agrees to Resume Disabling a Key Nuclear Facility

October 13, 2008

By Choe Sang-Hun

More than a month after his absence from an important anniversary parade fueled theories that he had suffered a stroke, Kim Jong Il was reported by state media to have inspected a military unit, Choe Sang-Hun reported from Seoul.

On Saturday, state television carried still pictures of Kim chatting with the soldiers, clapping his hands and watching a military training exercise.

They were the first pictures of him released in nearly two months.

Originally published by The New York Times Media Group.

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