Attendees at the first day of the 8th Congress of the Workers‘ Party in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this photo supplied by North Korea’s Central News Agency. Photo: KCNA via Reuters Attendees at the first day of the 8th Congress of the Workers‘ Party in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this photo supplied by North Korea’s Central News Agency. Photo: KCNA via Reuters
Attendees at the first day of the 8th Congress of the Workers‘ Party in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this photo supplied by North Korea’s Central News Agency. Photo: KCNA via Reuters

North Korea

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un admits mistakes as he opens rare party congress

  • The gathering is the first of its kind in five years, and only the eighth in the country’s history
  • State media said Kim discussed Pyongyang’s ill-fated five-year strategy for national economic development, which was quietly scrapped in 2020

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Attendees at the first day of the 8th Congress of the Workers‘ Party in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this photo supplied by North Korea’s Central News Agency. Photo: KCNA via Reuters Attendees at the first day of the 8th Congress of the Workers‘ Party in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this photo supplied by North Korea’s Central News Agency. Photo: KCNA via Reuters
Attendees at the first day of the 8th Congress of the Workers‘ Party in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this photo supplied by North Korea’s Central News Agency. Photo: KCNA via Reuters
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