Leader´s Health – level 2

27-04-2020 07:00

The world media is speculating about the health of the North Korea leader, Kim Jong-un. Kim attended a coronavirus meeting on April 11; however, he has not appeared in public since the meeting.

On April 12, South Korean media said that Kim had heart surgery. On April 15, there was the birthday celebration of Kim´s grandfather, which is an important day in the country. However, Kim did not come to the party, and media started to wonder why.

North Korea plays an important role in world politics, so the US wants to know the truth about Kim´s health. It is difficult to find out the truth because different media provides different information. South Korean officials said that they did not see anything unusual in North Korea, and nothing suggests that the leader has serious health problems.

Difficult words: speculate (to come up with ideas about what happened or why), appear (to come to a place), provide (to give).

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