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North Korea marks 70 years of ruling party

North Korea has celebrated the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers' Party this weekend.

The main celebrations were held on Saturday when the country hosted a huge military parade attended by Supreme leader Kim Jong-un who told gathered troops in Pyongyang's main Kim Il Sung Square that his country was ready to fight "any kind of war waged by the US".

On Sunday, as the celebrations drew to a close crowds were treated to a special show at the country's only dolphinarium as 10,000 performers entertained at a special gala to celebrate seven decades of party rule.

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N Korea showcases arsenal at 70th anniversary parade

Showcasing a nation that's in a world of its own, the shuttered North Korea drew the curtains wide open today for everyone to witness its arsenal.

Armed soldiers paraded and huge lines of military equipment were shown off during a celebration to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Worker's Party. North Koreans heralded their dictator like a God.

"The Korean army is ready to aggressive wars waged by the U.S." leader Kim Jong-Un proclaimed.

ITV News' Lucy Watsonreports from Pyongyang:

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