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South-North Relations

Weekly Report on North Korea

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Weekly Report on North Korea from February 23 to March 1, 2019 (No. 1454)

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장수민
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2019-03-01
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【Internal Affairs】
On February 24-March 1, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un left Pyeongyang in the afternoon on February 23 for the second North Korea-US summit; arrived in Hanoi, Vietnam in the morning on February 26; was briefed on the situation by the working-level delegation for the second North Korea-US summit; had a meeting on Day 1 of the summit; and had a meeting on Day 2 of the summit.

On February 23, the North Korean media emphasized the importance of saving along with the campaign to increase production in order to realize economic development.

On February 24, the North Korean media reported that the North announced the list of voters for the election of deputies to the 14th Supreme People’s Assembly.

On February 24, the North Korean media underscored the requirements to build a highly civilized socialist country: promotion of refined socialist customs; control of unethical and uncivilized phenomena; single-hearted unity; and effective execution of duties by officials.

On February 25, the North Korean media reported that the North is working hard for the election of deputies to the 14th Supreme People’s Assembly.

On February 26, the North Korean media emphasized the establishment of national customs and manners amid high expectations on the results of Kim Jong Un’s visit to Vietnam.

On February 26, the North Korean media reported that Premier Pak Pong Ju provided field guidance at various units including the Anju Pump Factory.

On February 28, the North Korean media reported that a seminar of social science officials was held on the occasion of the centennial anniversary of the March 1 Popular Uprising.


【Inter-Korean Affairs】
On February 26, the North Korean media called on the South to eliminate the legal and institutional schemes that hinder exchange and cooperation, including the May 24 Measures.


【Foreign Affairs】
On February 23, the North Korean media condemned Japan for making preparations for nuclear armament.

On February 24, the North Korean media denounced US opponents to negotiations between Pyeongyang and Washington.

On February 25, the North Korean media blasted the arrival of the USS Blue Ridge in the South Korean port city of Busan and US troops’ visit to the South to participate in the Key Resolve joint military exercises.

On February 27, the North Korean media condemned Japan for maneuvering to become a permanent member of the UN Security Council.

On March 1, the North Korean media reported that Vice Foreign Minister Ri Kil Song met with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

On March 1, the North Korean media reported that the Korean Committee on Measures for the Sexual Slavery for Japanese Army and Drafting Victims, in a statement, called on Japan to fully settle its past crimes.