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Weekly Report on North Korea

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Weekly Report on North Korea from July 28 to August 3, 2018 (No. 1424)

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2018-08-03
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【Internal Affairs】
On July 29, the North Korean media reported on the progress in the work to spruce up Samjiyon County.

On August 2, the North Korean media encouraged the people to engage in the campaign for preventing damage caused by this summer's extremely high temperature and drought.

On July 30 and 31, the North Korean media reported that a ceremony for the completion of the Pyongyang Taedong River Seafood Restaurant was held.

On July 31, the North Korean media reported that Mt. Geumgang was added to the list of UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves.


【Inter-Korean Affairs】
On July 31, the North Korean media argued that it is time for the ROK government to see inter-Korean relations from new perspectives.

On August 2, the North Korean media emphasized the independence of the Korean people in implementing the Panmunjeom Declaration.

On August 1, the North Korean media reported that the inter-Korean general-level military talks were held.


【Foreign Affairs】
On July 30, the North Korean media condemned the US-led exercise, part of the Proliferation Security Initiative, as an outrageous violation of the joint statement signed in Singapore.

On August 1, the North Korean media quoted the South Korean media that the coffins of 55 American soldiers killed during the Korean War were returned to the US.

On August 1, the North Korean media denounced the "ambivalent attitude" of involved countries regarding the extension of the US-Japan nuclear agreement.

On July 31, the North Korean media slammed Japan's defense white paper defining "North Korea as a grave and imminent threat."