Fifth Enlarged Meeting of Seventh WPK Central Military Commission Held

The Fifth Enlarged Meeting of the Seventh Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea took place at the office building of the WPK Central Committee on July 18.

Kim Jong Un, Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea and Chairman of the Central Military Commission of the WPK, presided over the meeting.

It was attended by Ri Pyong Chol, vice chairman of the CMC of the WPK, and members of the WPK Central Military Commission.

Present there were commanders and commissars of the services and corps of the Korean People’s Army, commanding officers of the General Political Bureau, the General Staff and the Ministry of the People’s Armed Forces, commanding officers of armed forces organs at all levels and deputy directors of major departments of the WPK Central Committee.

The enlarged meeting pointed out a series of issues arising in the political and ideological life of KPA commanding officers and military affairs and discussed issues of intensifying the Party’s education and guidance over commanders and political officials of the People’s Army in line with the Party’s ideas and requirements.

The meeting stressed the need to arm the KPA commanding officers of a new generation with the revolutionary idea of the WPK in a more thoroughgoing way and specified the orientation and ways to this end.

An organizational matter was tabled at the meeting on dismissing and appointing commanding officers of major posts of the armed forces institutions.

Then, a closed meeting of the WPK Central Military Commission was held to examine the strategic missions of major units and their alert posture for coping with the military situation in the vicinity of the Korean peninsula and the potential military threat and to discuss the key issues of further bolstering up a war deterrent of the country.

The meeting discussed and approved major key munitions production plan indices.

The Supreme Leader signed the orders for carrying out key tasks discussed and decided at the meeting.

The weighty measures taken by the WPK Central Military Commission are a historic decision which makes it possible to guarantee more firmly the future of the Juche revolution with the reliable military muscle.


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