Kim Jong Un brought his own toilet to the Singapore summit - and he takes it everywhere
KCNA via REUTERS
- Kim Jong Un has arrived in Singapore ahead of a historic summit with US President Donald Trump.
- Along with an extensive security detail, the North Korean leader brought his own personal toilet with him to the meeting.
- South Korean media reported that the portable toilet "will deny determined sewer divers insights into to the supreme leader's stools."
Kim Jong Un has arrived in Singapore ahead of a historic summit with US President Donald Trump - and he brought his toilet.
The publication quoted an unnamed source as saying, "It is unthinkable in a Suryeong-based society for him to have to use a public restroom just because he travels around the country." Suryeong is a Korean term meaning "supreme leader."
Korean Central News Agency
So, why does Kim Jong Un always travel with several lavatories at his disposal? According the The Chosun Ilbo, a South Korean newspaper, the portable toilets "will deny determined sewer divers insights into to the supreme leader's stools."
Lee explained, "The leader's excretions contain information about his health status so they can't be left behind."
Kim's urine and faecal matter are periodically examined to check for illnesses and other health indicators, according to Daily NK.US-North Korean relations have seemingly come a long way in the last few months - it was only January when a top authority on North Korea suggested that the US should bomb Kim Jong Un's personal toilet to put fear in him.
"It will send an unmistakable message: We can kill you while you are dropping a deuce," Jeffrey Lewis wrote.