UN MOURNS LATE DPRK LEADER

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STORY: UN MOURNS LATE DPRK LEADERDATELINE: Dec. 23, 2011LENGTH: 0:01:40LOCATION: UN HeadquartersINTROThe 66th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Thursday observed a minute's silence to mourn the death of Kim Jong Il, leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). World News reports.PKGOn Thursday, representatives of UN member states attending a plenary session on economic and financial affairs stood up in silent tribute to the late DPRK leader Kim Jong Il.`The DPRK leader passed away on Dec. 17 at age 69 during a field guidance tour.Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, president of the 66th General Assembly session, asked the representatives of 193 UN member states attending a plenary session on economic and financial affairs to pay tribute to the late DPRK leader, who died on Dec. 17.Earlier on Thursday, the president said that the General Assembly received a request from the DPRK for the observing of silence and made the decision "according to the procedure of the Gene
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