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Watch: Kim Jong-un pauses for cigarette break during marathon train trip

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Kim Jong Un smoking at a Chinese Station
Kim Jong Un smoking at a Chinese Station   -   Copyright  TBS/JNN
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been filmed taking a cigarette break during his marathon 70-hour train journey to Vietnam.

Kim, known as a heavy smoker, stepped onto the platform at Nanning rail station before dawn and was seen lighting up with a match.

At one stage a woman resembling his sister Kim Yo-jong is seen offering him a glass ashtray.

The video was first broadcast by Japanese channel TBS-JNN.