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South-North Relations

Weekly Report on North Korea

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Weekly Report on North Korea from February 9 to 15, 2019 (No. 1452)

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2019-02-15
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【Internal Affairs】
On February 9, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un visited the Ministry of the People’s Armed Forces to celebrate the 71st anniversary of the founding of the Korean People’s Army (KPA); watched a congratulatory performance by the KPA Merited State Chorus; and participated in a celebration ceremony hosted by the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK).

On February 10, the North Korean media urged the people to carry out the Party’s strategic line by increasing coal production.

On February 12, the North Korean media reported that a meeting of active commanding officers of the Worker-Peasant Red Guards (WPRG) was held.

On February 12, the North Korean media reported that Premier Pak Pong Ju gave field guidance at the Yongyu Mine.

On February 12, the North Korean media reported that a meeting was held to mark the 10th anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s field guidance at the Wonsan Shoe Factory.

On February 13, the North Korean media reported that the Order of Kim Jong Il was awarded to meritorious units and workers.

On February 14, the North Korean media reported that a meeting of environmental protection and forestry officials was held.


【Inter-Korean Affairs】
On February 13, the North Korean media denounced the ROK military for announcing a mid-term defense plan and deploying F-35A fighters.

On February 13, the North Korean media blasted the South’s conservatives for arguing that the Agreement on the Implementation of the Historic Panmunjeom Declaration in the Military Domain is tantamount to a capitulation on security.

On February 14, the North Korean media reported that a solidarity meeting was held to implement the joint declarations between South and North Korea on the occasion of the New Year 2019.

On February 14, the North Korean media reported that the Central Committee of the Anti-Imperialist National Democratic Front announced an appeal denouncing the Liberty Korea Party of South Korea.

【Foreign Affairs】
On February 9, the North Korean media condemned the press conference on sanctions against North Korea by the Japanese ambassador to the UN.

On February 11, the North Korean media kept in check the US conservatives’ skepticism about the North Korea-US summit.

On February 11, the North Korean media reported that the Korean Committee on Measures for the Sexual Slavery for Japanese Army and Drafting Victims held its annual general meeting.

On February 13, the North Korean media reported that a Korean resident in Japan, in an article titled “General Kim Jong Un Rewrites a New History of Peace,” emphasized that Kim Jong Un’s decision on denuclearization is significant toward realizing peace.

On February 13, the North Korean media reported that the North and Russia signed a 2019-2020 plan of cultural cooperation.

On February 13, the North Korean media reported that Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho held a meeting with his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Binh Minh.
On February 13, the North Korean media asserted that the North should develop friendly cooperative relationships with socialist countries and prevent reactionary ideological, cultural infiltration.