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South-North Relations

Weekly Report on North Korea

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Weekly Report on North Korea from June 16 to 22, 2018 (No. 1418)

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장수민
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2018-06-22
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【Internal Affairs】
On June 18, the North Korean media reported that Premier Pak Pong Ju gave field guidance at various units in North Pyeongan Province.

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.

【Inter-Korean Affairs】
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.


【Foreign Affairs】
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.