North Korean leader and his wife – level 3

23-05-2014 07:00

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju arrive at a flight combat contest.

The couple joined other senior officials to watch the country’s air force firing targets on the ground.

It comes, as the North renewed threats to conduct a nuclear test, heightening concerns that the reclusive state may set off an atomic device for the fourth time on the path to building an arsenal. Despite facing heavy UN sanctions, the country has defied pressure to abandon its missile and nuclear programmes, and this latest footage will have been a bit to show the world, and in particular neighbouring South Korea, that they’re a force to be reckoned with.

Difficult words: conduct (carry out), reclusive (isolated), defy (resist, reckon with (to be respected).

Source: www.itn.co.uk

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