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New video of North Korean 'heir' released

North Korea has released video footage and a photograph which appears to show the heir apparent Kim Jong-un.

It is the world's first up-to-date glimpse of the young man who appears set to succeed his father, Kim Jong-il, in a gradual transfer of power.

Footage aired on state-run TV showed him at this week's rare meeting of the ruling Workers' Party, where he was promoted to top political and military positions.

John Sudworth reports.

  • 30 Sep 2010
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