24 May '18, 10am

Kim Jong-un concerned about leaving North Korea for S’pore as he could be vulnerable https://t.co/doFOd7x18K

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is worried about travelling to Singapore on June 12 — if the meeting eventually takes place here. However, him having to leave his country would present an opportunity for something happening back home when he is not around, or he might be threatened because he is out of his own safe zone. Kim is not known to travel overseas and has only been to China since becoming leader in 2011. Advertisement Unlikely but possible coup Kim is reportedly concerned that his departure could mean that he would be exposed to a military coup or other possible means to usurp his reign as Supreme Leader of North Korea. It doesn’t help that some talk of the Libyan model as if it could be replicated, which is something that North Korea officials are wary of. This is in reference to what happened to Muammar Gaddafi, who was killed by his own people in 2011 via a Wes...

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