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N.Korea to hold Workers’ Party congress after 36 year hiatus

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North Korea will hold the seventh Congress of Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in early May 2016, according to a Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) report on Friday.

It is the first time after the meeting will be held in 36 years, after the sixth congress in 1980.