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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been appointed general secretary of the Workers' Party during the congress being held in Pyongyang, the state news agency KCNA reported Monday.

The appointment was made on the sixth day of the event on Sunday when the general secretariat, which was eliminated during the last congress in May 2016, and in which Kim was appointed president of the Workers' Party, was restored. EFE-EPA