Kim Jong Un talks economy in Politburo meet: COVID-19 hits North Korea Economy

Kim Jong Un, the leader of North Korea has called on his country folk to become “self-sufficient” amid rising economic concerns due to the coronavirus pandemic. During a meeting of the politburo, the leader talked about domestic economic issues. North Korea had already been suffering economically due to the international sanctions against the country’s nuclear programmes. And the country is currently in a spat with its neighbour, South Korea, over the matter of defectors.