On February 17, 19 and 23, the North Korean
media reported that Kim Jong Un visited revolutionary schools and
delivered gifts to primary school children and children across the
nation on the occasion of the Day of the Shining Star; extended his
gratitude to workers at construction sites of the waterway tunnel in
South Hwanghae Province; and extended his appreciation to exemplary
agitators in South Pyongan Province.
On February 17, the
North Korean media reported that the Samjiyon Orchestra performed
after returning to Pyongyang.
On February 20, the North
Korean media reported that Premier Pak Pong Ju provided field guidance
at the Chollima Steel Complex.
On February 21, the North
Korean media reported that a meeting of officials in reforestation,
land, and environmental protection was held.
23, the North Korean media reported that a 2017 socialist emulation
for increased production of gran and fish was held in Pyongyang on
February 18, the North Korean media emphasized the Korean people’s
self-reliance in improving inter-Korean relations.
February 21, the North Korean media reported that the North called on
the South Korean government to reject the foreign power with regard to
the flag of a unified Korean Peninsula which does not include the
19, the North Korean media condemned US President Trump’s remarks
about possible military action against North Korea.
February 22, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for
the Korean Peace Advocacy National Committee, in a statement,
denounced the US-Japan joint exercise to test Integrated Air and
Missile Defense Interoperability (February 16-23).
February 23, the North Korean media emphasized that the North will
never give up its nuclear programs and its status as a nuclear power.