June 02, 2023

N.Korea launches 70-day ‘battle’ to prepare party congress

Pyongyang organizes task force to achieve successful party congress despites international pressure

Pyongyang, via the state-run Rodong Sinmun newspaper, reported on Thursday that there will be a 70-day campaign to prepare the Seventh Congress of the Workers Party of Korea (WPK) in early May.

The paper emphasized that outside pressure is responsible for the country’s harsh conditions and asserted the importance of ideological fortification, as well as an increase in production.