9 November 2012, 11:58

Kim Jong Un badge released in N Korea

Kim Jong Un badge released in N Korea

A new badge with the portrait of President Kim Jong Un is being distributed in North Korea, local media report.

The badge, to be given to high-ranking officials first, is expected to replace the old one, depicting North Korea’s founder Kim Il-sung and his son Kim Jong Il.

Its design resembles the original, which bears the image of the Eternal President of the Republic of North Korea Kim Il-sung against a red rectangle.

A badge with the country’s leader is an obligatory element of formal dress in North Korea.

Its design is strictly defined and depends on its owner’s social status.

Voice of Russia, TASS

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