North Korea Holds Parliamentary Session, Forms New Government

wochit politics
April 09, 2014 AT 6:42 AM
North Korea held the first session of its newly elected parliament and formed a new government Wednesday. The first session of the 13th Supreme People's Assembly re-elected top leader Kim Jong Un the first chairman of the National Defense Commission, Xinhua reported, citing the country's official KCNA news agency. 687 deputies who will serve a five-year term, were elected across the country last month. The highest legislative body of the country, has the power to adopt, amend or supplement enactments to the constitution, determine state policies and budgets, and adjust the country's leadership.