Kim Jong Un is the chairman of the Workers Party of Korea, the Supreme Leader of North Korea and one of the most controversial figures on the world stage.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been in power since 2011. Since then, he has conducted several high-profile meetings with world leaders, including the first-ever summit between a North Korean leader and a US president. This page is a collection of DW content on Kim Jong Un.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un threatened to build more nuclear weapons in response to what he calls US hostility towards Pyongyang. He added that he did not expect US policy on his country to change under Joe Biden.
Kim Jong Un said the country's economic goals were not met "in almost all areas to a great extent." New development policies are expected to be set during the ongoing party congress, which is being held after five years.