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Weekly Report on North Korea

Weekly Report on North Korea from November 25 to December 1, 2017 (No. 1389)

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2017-12-01
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【Internal Affairs】
On November 28 and 29, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un provided field guidance at the newly built Sunchon Catfish Farm and the test-firing of the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).
On November 29, the North Korean media reported the DPRK government statement on the successful launch of the Hwasong-15 at 12:30 p.m. (12:00 p.m. Pyongyang Time).
On November 29, the North Korean media reported that Premier Pak Pong Ju gave field guidance at the Hwanghae Iron and Steel Complex.
On December 1, the North Korean media reported that a national meeting of activists in the fruit farming sector was held in Pyongyang on November 28.
 
【Inter-Korean Affairs】
On November 26, the North Korean media condemned the ROK government’s response to the US’s redesignation of North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism (November 20).
 
【Foreign Affairs】
On November 28, the North Korean media reported that Jo Chol Su, Director of Press of the Institute for American Studies of the DPRK Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement, blasted some policy research institutes and media outlets in the US and other Western countries for publishing North Korea’s nuclear and missile attack plan, adding that they were based on groundless speculation.