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South-North Relations

Weekly Report on North Korea

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Weekly Report on North Korea from May 26 to June 1, 2018 (No. 1415)

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장수민
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2018-06-01
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【Internal Affairs】
On May 26 and June 1, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un provided field guidance at the construction site of the Wonsan-Kalma coastal tourist zone and met with the Russian Foreign Minister.

On May 26, the North Korean media reported that Premier Pak Pong Jun gave field guidance at the Pyongyang Pharmaceutical Factory and the Pyongyang Dental Sanitary Goods Factory.

On May 28, the North Korean media reported that Choe Ryong Hae, vice chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea Central Committee, inspected the Sungri Motor Complex and the Tokchon City Ordinary Foodstuff Factory.

On May 31, the North Korean media reported that the opening ceremony was held for the completed railway that connects Koam and Dapchon.


【Inter-Korean Affairs】
On May 27, the North Korean media reported that the inter-Korean summit meeting was held on May 26.

On June 1-2, the North Korean media reported that the inter-Korean high-level talks were held to implement the Panmunjeom Declaration.

On May 29, the North Korean media called on the South to return the female North Korean restaurant workers who defected to the South in 2016.

On May 29, the North Korean media urged South Korea to abrogate the General Security of Military Information Agreement.

On May 30, the North Korean media condemned the South’s conservative lawmakers for sending an open letter to the US.

On June 1, the North Korean media emphasized the independence of the Korean nation in inter-Korean relations.


【Foreign Affairs】
On May 27, the North Korean media reported that imperialist ideas and culture are means of aggression and domination.

On May 27, the North Korean media denounced the US media for reporting that the US may provide economic aid in return for complete denuclearization of the North.

On May 28, the North Korean media emphasized that the North is dismantling the northern nuclear test ground on schedule.

On May 29, the North Korean media blasted the ROK and US for conducting the joint military drill, Ulchi-Freedom Guardian.

On May 31, the North Korean media emphasized that developing countries should develop South-South cooperation1) in order to stand against the outmoded international economic order.

On June 1, the North Korean media condemned the US State Department’s International Religious Freedom Report for 2017.

On June 1, the North Korean media denounced a US congressman’s remarks on the expansion of sanctions on North Korea.

 


1) South-South cooperation: Technological and economic cooperation between developing countries, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, to build independent national economies.