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Kim’s reshuffles serve to keep North Korea elite in line as crises mount

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(Corrects spelling in headline) By Josh Smith and Hyonhee Shin SEOUL (Reuters) -What may be the most significant reshuffle of top North Korean officials in years by leader Kim Jong Un serves as a warning to the ruling elite, analysts say, including those he accused this week of causing a “great crisis” with coronavirus lapses. Kim called a meeting of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea politburo on Tuesday and berated some party executives’ neglect of duty, including failing to implement long-term measures to fight the pandemic, state media reported. State media, often the only source of inform…

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