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Weekly Report on North Korea

Weekly Report on North Korea from January 6 to January 12, 2018 (No. 1395)

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장수민
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2018-01-12
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【Internal Affairs】

On January 12, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un provided field guidance at the State Academy of Sciences.

On January 8, the North Korean media reported that Choe Ryong Hae, vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), visited the Songdowon General Foodstuff Factory and the Kalma Foodstuff Factory.

On January 10, the North Korean media emphasized that the North Korean people must make all-out efforts to strengthen the independence and self-reliance of the people’s economy in accordance with Kim Jong Un’s New Year’s Address.

【Inter-Korean Affairs】

On January 10, the North Korean media reported that the inter-Korean high-level talks were held and issued a joint press release.

【Foreign Affairs】

On January 11, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the Korean Council of Religionists, in a statement, condemned the US for “redesignating North Korea as a country of particular concern for violating religious freedom.”

On January 11, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson of the Institute for American Studies, affiliated with the Foreign Ministry, in a statement, blasted the US for redesignating North Korea as a country of particular concern for violating religious freedom and emphasized that the North is a “superior socialist state that guarantees the freedom of religion.”