On June 18, the North Korean media reported
that Premier Pak Pong Ju gave field guidance at various units in North
On June 18, the North Korean media reported on the progress of the
construction of houses along the Hyesan-Samjiyon railway.
On June 19, the 54th anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s election as
chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, the North Korean media
defined “carrying out the new strategic line of concentrating all
efforts on the socialist economic construction” as fulfillment of the
last instructions of the former leader.”
On June 22, the North Korean media called for increased grain
production through double and triple cropping.
On June 17, the North Korean media reported that various actions
were taken against desertification and drought to mark the World Day
to Combat Desertification and Drought.
On June 20, the North Korean media reported that a briefing session
of the findings of Multiple Indicator Cluster (MICS) Survey 2017 was held.
On June 20, the North Korean media adopted regulations to create and
protect marine resources.
On June 18, the North Korean media
reported that the South and North Korean organizations of workers, in
a joint statement, emphasized abrogation of the armistice agreement
and signing of a peace agreement; rejection of foreign forces’
domination and interference in line with the principle of national
independence; and continuous implementation of the Panmunjeom Declaration.
On June 18, the North Korean media underscored the spirit and
purpose of the Panmunjeom Declaration in inter-Korean sect**** meetings.
On June 21, the North Korean media condemned the South Korean
conservative parties’ comments regarding inter-Korean relations in the
latest local elections.
On June 20 and 21, the North Korean media
reported on Kim Jong Un’s third trip to China this year.
On June 17, the North Korean media underlined that the principle of
independence, equality, and mutual respect in international relations
should be respected.
On June 18, the North Korean media argued that there is no ideal
society which can take the place of socialism in the world.
On June 21, the North Korean media emphasized the principle of
“phased, simultaneous actions” in new relations with the US.
On June 22, the North Korean media urged Japan to make settlement of
its past and to withdraw its hostile policy against the North.