On February 3, the North Korean media
emphasized the importance of the establishment of the law-abiding
spirit to strengthen the self-supporting economy.
On February 3, the North Korean media reported that Premier Pak Pong
Ju gave field guidance at the Hwanghae Iron and Steel Complex and
On February 3, the North Korean media reported that an election
committee was organized for the election of deputies to the 14th
Supreme People’s Assembly.
On February 6, the North Korean media reported that the North will
lead the scientific agricultural crusade through the Party’s
agricultural policy and Juche agricultural methods for high crop yields.
On February 7, the North Korean media underscored the importance of
a fight to secure adequate water, which is essential for agriculture
and the people’s economy.
On February 7, the North Korean media emphasized that the people
must have affection and take responsibility for their professions for
the nation’s prosperity, declaring that loving their professions and
fulfilling their job responsibilities manifest their patriotism.
On February 7, the North Korean media reported that the North will
push ahead with the second stage of the forestry restoration campaign
and introduce the system of assigning responsibilities.
On February 8, the North Korean media, on the occasion of the 71st
anniversary of the foundation of the Korean People’s Army (KPA),
underscored that the KPA is the most important pillar in which the
Party has firm confidence and declared that the KPA, under the
leadership of the Party, will continue to carry on its glorious
history and tradition.
On February 5, the North Korean
media condemned the South Korean conservative parties’ position on the
increase of the South’s share of defense costs for the USFK.
On February 6, the North Korean media denounced the ROK military for
announcing a mid-term defense plan and deploying F-35A fighters.
On February 2, the North Korean media
reported that a vice chairman of the central standing committee of the
General Association of Korean Residents in Japan supported the appeal
adopted at a joint conference of the DPRK government, political
parties, and organizations.
On February 3, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson
for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement, said that the
North respects the self-determination of the Venezuelan government and
people regarding the Venezuelan crisis.
On February 4, the North Korean media called on the US to make a
fair proposal and assume a proper attitude toward negotiations.
On February 4, the North Korean media reported that the central
committee of the DPRK Red Cross Society expressed gratitude to the
Japanese authorities for aiding distressed seamen.
On February 7, the North Korean media condemned Japan for flying
patrol planes in close proximity to South Korean navy ships.