As Kim Jong-un speaks at a meeting of state security and foreign affairs officials at an undisclosed location in North Korea, a black smartphone can be seen near his arm© AFP 2013/ KCNA via KNS
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TOKYO, February 5 (RIA Novosti) – The leader of North Korea, where mobile phones were only introduced in 2008, was spotted with a smartphone that could be an HTC brand model, South Korea’s Joong-Ang Ilbo daily reported.
A picture released last week by North Korea’s state media showed Kim Jong-un at a meeting with top national security advisers. A smartphone of an unidentified brand was next to his right hand.
Citing the South Korean Ministry of Unification, which deals particularly with North Korea-related issues, Joong-Ang Ilbo said that “Kim Jong-un appears to be using a smartphone made by the HTC Corp. of Taiwan, rather than by Apple, Inc. of the US or Samsung Electronics Co. of South Korea.”
Some 1.8 million residents of North Korea use mobile phones, but only for domestic calls and text messages, while calls to foreign numbers are not available. Internet access is also restricted: only three of the country's main universities are allowed a brush with the world wide web.
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- vusi(no title)11:33, 06/02/2013USA puppet south Korea is desperate to please it USA masters and even scrutinize phones of the head of state of North korea in their bid to bring North korea under the control of their USA masters.
North korea behavior is the best in this world of terror where the USA/EU are running a reigh of terror. if Africa could Achieve North korea methods we would have been out of USA/EU slavery long ago.
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