September 28, 2022

Change ahead for N.Korea military, party, meeting indicates

South Korean expert says meeting's language hints at its exclusive local purpose

Kim Jong Un hinted at the need for possible changes in military and governmental structures prior to May's 7th Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), an "enlarged joint meeting" taking place this week indicated.

Kim said the meeting, which included participation from both the Central Committee of the WPK and the Korean People's Army (KPA) Committee, would provide “important momentum” for North Korea as it prepares for the May congress, the Rodong Sinmun reported Thursday.