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- General Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea (1941-2011)
North Korea claims to have invented burritos as the street food “booms” in Pyongyang.
The Tex-Mex dish recently made a TV appearance in a propaganda broadcast, where it was described as a “wheat wrap”.
The Rodong Sinmun newspaper reported the meal was originally invented in 2011 by Kim Jong-il – the current leader's father and predecessor.
It claimed Kim Jong-un also takes a “meticulous interest” in the foodstuff, whose popularity is “booming”.
In newsreel footage, North Koreans can be seen devouring the sparsely-filled burritos at a stand outside the Kumsong Food Factory in the country's capital.