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DPRK workers' party meeting signals changes

09-14-2010 12:55 BJT

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Japan's Yomiuri newspaper says the DPRK's ruling party could start a rare conference to pick a new leadership as early as Wednesday.

It cites a source close to the issue. The newspaper reports that Workers' Party delegates from different areas of the country had gathered in Pyongyang, as of Monday.

The conference brings together the ruling elite for the first time in 30 years. It was called to discuss and decide the policies and personnel changes of the highest leading body.

The meeting had been due to start anytime before September 16th. A delay could be due to flooding in August.


Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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