Kim Jong-il Statue Unveiled

      February 15, 2012 12:14

      North Koreans soldiers file past a new bronze statue depicting the late leader Kim Jong-il and his father Kim Il-sung after an unveiling ceremony at Mansudae Art Studio in Pyongyang on Tuesday. /AP-Yonhap

      A ceremony was held in Mansudae Art Studio, Pyongyang on Tuesday to unveil a new bronze statue with a height of 5.7 m depicting the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il and nation founder Kim Il-sung.

      It is the first time that Kim Jong-il's statue has been erected in a public place.

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