Workers' Party of Korea

The Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) is the ruling political party of North Korea (DPRK). It is also called the Korean Workers' Party (KWP). The WPK has been the ruling party in the DPRK since its foundation and has had as its leaders, Kim Il-sung (1912–1994), his son, Kim Jong-il (beginning in 1997, when he officially took over as General Secretary until his death in 2011) and Kim Jong Il′s youngest son Kim Jong-un who was elected First Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea at the 4th party conference held on April 11, 2012.

Read more about Workers' Party Of Korea:  Political Position, Structure, WPK Central Committee Leadership (April 2012), Symbol

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Workers' Party Of Korea - Symbol
... The Party's symbol is an adaptation of the communist hammer and sickle, but with a traditional Korean calligraphy brush used for writing, symbolizing ...

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