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Kim Jong-un re-elected as chairman of State Affairs Commission

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Kim Jong-un, North Korean leader, has been re-elected as of the State Affairs Commission, the communist state's highest decision-making body, reported News Agency.

"The election of the as of the of the DPRK is the great political event of crucial historical significance," said the government in a statement on Thursday.

Kim was elected as first in June 2016, when the commission was formulated through an amendment in the country's constitution.

Meanwhile, Kim Jae-ryong, a of the ruling of Korea, has been appointed as the country's Premier, who replaced Pak Pong-ju.

Notably, North Korea's top Kim Yong-choi, who was involved in February's second summit with the United States, was also elected as a member of the

The parliamentary meeting in North coincides with South Korea' Moon Jae-in state visit to the

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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 11:58 IST