North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-un sends condolence message to South Korean President, over his mother's demise

ANI | Updated: Oct 31, 2019 12:00 IST

Seoul [South Korea], Oct 31 (ANI): North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Thursday extended a condolence message to the South Korean President Moon Jae-in, over his mother's demise.
According to the presidential spokesperson, Ko Min-jung, Kim's message was delivered to Moon at the Namcheon Catholic Cathedral in Busan, where a mourning station for Kang Han-ok (his mother) was arranged, Yonhap reported.
The presidential spokesperson said that Kim sent the consolation message to Moon expressing his "deep condolence."
92-year-old Knag passed away due to chronic illness on Tuesday and was laid to rest on Thursday morning.
Pope Francis also sent a message saying, "I was saddened to learn of the death of your dear mother Kang, and I assure you of my spiritual closeness during this time of sorrow."