February 23, 2020

Supreme People’s Assembly session results in leadership changes
First session of new SPA gives Kim opportunity for biggest shakeup since coming to power
The 13th Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK – North Korea’s legislature - held its first session in Pyongyang on Tuesday, state media reported. Kim Jong Un presided over the session. The legislature elected members for positions within the SPA and SPA Presidium, elected members of the National Defense Commission (NDC), and appointed cabinet members. It is traditional for many new