TITLE

North Korea holds first expanded politburo meeting since 1981

PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
East-Asia-Intel Reports;7/6/2011, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that it was announced by North Korea's communist government in the beginning of July 2011 that the Kim Jong-Il regime held an expanded meeting of the Political Bureau (Politburo) of the Korean Workers' Party on June 6, 2011. According to South Korea's Unification Ministry, it is believed to be the first confirmed meeting of the communist leadership group since October 1993 and it also was the first expanded meeting of the Politburo since 1981.
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63570432

 

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