The United States authorities are of the opinion that the Chairman of the state Council of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN healthy. About it the assistant to the President for national security Robert O'’brien told reporters on Tuesday.

"I Think he comes out [to the public], cuts the ribbon on the [opening] of a plant for the production of fertilizers, so we think he’s probably all right," he said.

"it is Very difficult to obtain information from North Korea, they are not very explicit [in providing] information, but they circulated photos of him alive and well. We assume that it is", – said the assistant to the President of the United States.

While'’brien declined to say satisfied whether the US government for the authentication of images in question.

"I can’t say one way or another. This is a photo from open source, we’ve seen the same photo" – he answered the corresponding question of journalists.

Kim Jong-UN on 11 April chaired a meeting of the Politburo of the workers ‘ party of Korea (WPK) on domestic policy, after 20 days, did not appear in public. As reported by the Central Telegraph Agency of Korea (KCNA), may 1 the leader of the DPRK took part in the opening ceremony Sunzhenskogo fertilizer plant. It was later also published photos from the event.