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South-North Relations

Weekly Report on North Korea

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Weekly Report on North Korea from February 16 to 22, 2019 (No. 1453)

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2019-02-22
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【Internal Affairs】
On February 16, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun to pay respects to Kim Jong Il on the occasion of the 77th anniversary of his birth.

On February 16, the North Korean media reported that a central meeting was held to celebrate the 77th anniversary of the birth of late leader Kim Jong Il.

On February 16, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un issued an order on the promotion of commanding officers of the Korean People’s Army (KPA).

On February 16, the North Korean media, in an editorial marking the 77th anniversary of the birth of Kim Jong Il, urged the people to work hard to raise the economy to the world-class level.

On February 18, the North Korean media called on the people to strive for economic development at a historically significant turning point.

On February 19, the North Korean media, on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the publication of Kim Jong Il’s Works, emphasized that the ideological unity of all society should be realized.

On February 20, the North Korean media underscored that the people should not be too conceited and should establish national manners while saying that the pride of a powerful country comes from its acknowledgement and resolution of its shortcomings.

On February 21, the North Korean media reported that the blasting of 70,000 m3 of earth proceeded for the construction of the Palhyang Dam for the Orang Power Plant.

On February 22, the North Korean media emphasized that the North should drive socialist economic development by increasing electric power production.

On February 22, the North Korean media underscored the importance of the people sticking to a socialist lifestyle as their external environment and living conditions improve.


【Inter-Korean Affairs】
On February 16, the North Korean media reported that the Consultative Council for National Reconciliation, in a bill of indictment, condemned the Liberty Korea Party of South Korea.

On February 21, the North Korean media reported that the 19th meeting of co-chairmen of the Pan-national Alliance for Korea’s Reunification was held by way of exchanging facsimile messages between its north, south, and abroad headquarters.


【Foreign Affairs】
On February 19, the North Korean media denounced Japan regarding its constitutional amendment.

On February 19, the North Korean media blasted Japan’s remarks that the US-Japan alliance is essential to Japan’s security.

On February 20, the North Korean media condemned the US regarding the signing of the 10th Special Measures Agreement (SMA) on defense cost-sharing.

On February 20, the North Korean media reported that Chinese artists performed in Pyeongyang to mark the first anniversary of Kim Jong Un’s visit to China.

On February 22, the North Korean media reported that the North issued stamps commemorating Kim Jong Un’s fourth visit to China.

On February 22, the North Korean media urged Japan to make an apology and render compensation for its past wrongdoing.