Kim Jong-un declared supreme military commander

Kim Jong-un, the youngest son of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il, has been officially declared the supreme commander of the armed forces, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Saturday. 

"The political bureau of the central committee of the Workers' Party proclaimed that the dear respected Kim Jong-un, vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission of the WPK, assumed the supreme commandership of the Korean People's Army", 

Pyongyang's official news agency KCNA said. North Korea just ended a mourning period for Kim Jong-Il, who died on December 17 following a heart attack. 

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