Workers' Party of Korea

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Flag of the Workers' Party of Korea

Workers' Party of Korea is the current[when?] ruling party in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. The party has ruled in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea since its inception in 1949.

The Workers' Party of Korea was established on June 30, 1949 by Kim Il-sung as its leader. The Communist Party of Korea was established on April 25, 1925, based in Seoul. The first secretary of the Communist Party of Korea was Kim Yong-bom. On 30 June 1949, the Workers' Party of Korea was formed based on the merger between the Communist Party of Korea and the new Democratic Party of Korea.