Unification Spokesperson’s Commentary on
the 8th Party Congress of the Worker’s Party in North Korea
January 9, 2021
North Korean state media reported today (Jan.9) on the key contents
of the overall project report at the 8th Party Congress, and announced
major policy tasks and directions for the future.
The ROK Government remains consistent in pursuing denuclearization
and settlement of peace on the Korean Peninsula, and improvement of
Our will to implement inter-Korean agreements is as firm as it has
been stated many times, and we look forward to creating a new starting
point for peace and prosperity on the Korean Peninsula in the near
future based on mutual trust and respect.
As the prospective inauguration of the new U.S. administration can
be a great opportunity to improve bilateral relations between the U.S.
and the DPRK, we look forward to restarting U.S.-DPRK relations as
soon as possible.
The Unification Ministry will observe the follow-up including
written decision of the 8th Party Congress.
* Unofficial translation