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North Korea's Kim Jong-un opens new city

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Monday cut the ribbon on his signature construction project.

The development is a new city called Samjiyon, located near a mountain thought of as sacred and where Kim's family claims its roots.

The "socialist utopia" can accommodate 4,000 families and has hotels, a ski resort and commercial, cultural and medical facilities, North Korean officials say.

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