A dog Kim Jong Un gave to South Korea as a peace gift has had 6 puppies

Blue HouseSouth Korea’s Blue House shared a photo of the six puppies this week.
  • A dog given to South Korea by North Korea earlier this year has given birth to three male and three female puppies.
  • South Korea described the dogs as a “symbol of peace” when they arrived in September.
  • South Korea’s presidential residence shared pictures of the puppies with the president and first lady.

A dog given to South Korea by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to promote peace has given birth to six puppies.

Two white Pungsan dogs were presented to South Korean President Moon Jae-in in September as a peace offering from North Korea to symbolise the two nations’ warming relations.

One of the dogs, Gomi, recently gave birth to three female and three male puppies, Moon’s office said on Twitter this week, adding that the president and the first lady were taking care of them.

South Korea puppies Moon Jae-inBlue HouseSouth Korean President Moon Jae-in’s office shared a photo of him and the first lady with their dog Gomi and her new puppies.

The images were originally shared by South Korea’s Blue House, the official presidential residence.

South Korean puppiesBlue HouseOne of the six puppies.

The Blue House also shared a video of Moon with one of the dogs and a puppy.

South Korea described Gomi and the other dog, Songgang, as a “symbol of peace” when they arrived in September.

To get there, they had to undergo a quarantine and pass through the heavily fortified demilitarized zone and the so-called truce village of Panmunjom.

North Korea gifts dog to South KoreaThe Blue HouseNorth Korea gave two Pungsan dogs to South Korea in September.

The breed is “designated as a North Korean ‘natural monument’ animal,” Reuters reported.

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