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Weekly Report on North Korea

Weekly Report on North Korea from November 18 to 24, 2017 (No. 1388)

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황덕화
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2017-11-24
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 【Internal Affairs】
On November 21, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un gave field guidance to the Sungri Motor Plant.
 
On November 24, the North Korean media reported that Premier Pak Pong Ju provided field guidance at the Tongchon Fisheries Company.
 
On November 19, the North Korean media reported that the third National Conference of Social Scientists was held on November 17-18 at the April 25 House of Culture.
 
On November 20, the North Korean media reported that a Child Health Day event was held at the People's Palace of Culture.
 
On November 22, the North Korean media reported that a workshop was held at the Grand People's Study House to mark World Toilet Day.
 
【Inter-Korean Affairs】
On November 18, the North Korean media condemned the ROK President’s remarks on a "New Southern Policy" and North Korea during his tour to Southeast Asia.
 
On November 20, the North Korean media denounced the ROK government for purchasing highly sophisticated US military equipment and proceeding with development of new equipment.
 
【Foreign Affairs】
On November 18, the North Korean media reported that China’s special envoy Song Tao met with high-ranking North Korean official Choe Ryong Hae and with Ri Su Yong, vice chairman of the Central Committee of the North's ruling Workers' Party, in Pyongyang on November 18.
 
On November 22, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a Q&A session with KCNA reporters, blasted the US for redesignating North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism (November 20).
 
On November 22, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the Korea Asia-Pacific Peace Committee, in a statement, called on the US to withdraw the redesignation of North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism and the addition of targets subject to its unilateral sanctions against North Korea.