TITLE

GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL CONDITIONS

PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Background Notes on Countries of the World: North Korea;4/29/2011, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the government and political scenario in North Korea as of April 2011. The country has established a centralized government system placed under the control of the communist Korean Workers' Party (KWP). From 1948 to July 1994, North Korea was under the leadership of Kim Il-Sung. In September 1998, following his appointment as General Secreatry of the KWP in October 1997, Kim Jong-il was reconfirmed as Chairman of the National Defense Commission (NDC). A list of principal party and government officials is presented.
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63987517

 

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