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North Korean Children Pictured In Pyongyang Ceremony To Turn Them Political

12/04/2013 12:36 BST | Updated 12/04/2013 12:37 BST

Standing to attention, looking serious and wearing official political uniform - these are the North Korean youngsters who are joining their first political party.

The children, who are aged around seven waiting while officers tie red bandanas around their necks during the North Korean Union induction.

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No smiles: Children look glum as their wait during the ceremony

The event took place at a stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea on Friday. Here's more pictures of the ceremony: