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South Korean spies assess Kim Jong-uns health RT World News

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Analysis of recent photos suggests that Kim weighs 140 kilograms, Yoo noted. At Kims height, this estimate makes him obese on the Body Mass Index (BMI) scale.
Pyongyang rarely issues official statements on Kims health, and apart from speculation and hearsay in the South Korean and international media, reports from the NIS are some of the only sources of information on his well-being.
Kim disappeared from public life for several weeks in 2020, 2021, and again at the beginning of this year, each time leading to a flurry of news reports about his possible demise.
The truth is often more mundane. When Kim emerged from a brief public hiatus in 2021 having visibly lost weight, North Korean state media said that he had been dieting for the sake of the nation, and the NIS concluded that he was suffering from no health issues.
In the Western media, reports of foreign adversaries ill health are often published for their implicit propaganda value. Several British outlets have claimed since last year that Russian President Vladimir Putin is undergoing treatment for cancer, with the reports usually attributed to Ukrainian sources. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov dismissed the articles as a hoax, and CIA Director William Burns admitted last summer that the Russian leader is entirely too healthy for Washingtons liking.
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