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South-North Relations

Weekly Report on North Korea

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Weekly Report on North Korea from August 24 to 30, 2019 (No. 1480)

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2019-08-30
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【Internal Affairs】
On August 25, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un gave field guidance at the test-firing of a super-large multiple rocket launcher on August 24.

On August 25, the North Korean media exalted General Kim Jong Il’s leadership of the Songun revolution and called on the people to make a great leap forward and realize great innovation in all aspects of socialist construction.

On August 25, the North Korean media reported that Pak Pong Ju, vice chairman of the State Affairs Commission, provided field guidance at the construction site of the Wonsan-Kalma coastal tourist area.

On August 26, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong gave field guidance at the Namhung Youth Chemical Complex, the Pyongyang Bus Plant, and the Pyongyang Trolley Bus Factory.

On August 28, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un celebrated Youth Day and emphasized that it is the greatest pride and strength of Juche Korea to have such excellent ranks of young people.

On August 29, the North Korean media reported that the second session of the 14th Supreme People’s Assembly took place.

On August 29, the North Korean media reported that the Central Committee of the Korean Social Democratic Party held a plenary session and elected Pak Yong Il as its chairman.

On August 30, the North Korean media reported that the North is working hard to create more arable land and that it had already secured hundreds of thousands square meters of new arable land by arranging farmland and reclaiming rivers.

【Inter-Korean Affairs】
On August 28, the North Korean media condemned the South Korean military including the Ministry of National Defense’s mid-term national defense plan for 2020-2024.


【Foreign Affairs】
On August 24, the North Korean media reported that North Korea will never bargain away its strategic security for sanctions relief.

On August 24, the North Korean media reported that the North expressed support for the Chinese government’s and party’s handling of the matters in Hong Kong, saying that these matters are an internal Chinese affair.

On August 24, the North Korean media reported that a delegation from the Rodong Sinmun met with the head of the Publicity Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on August 23.

On August 26, the North Korean media denounced Japan’s purchase of F-35B stealth fighters.

On August 29, the North Korean media reported that Kim Son Gyong, adviser from the Korea-Europe Association, criticized Britain, France, and Germany for issuing a joint statement condemning the North’s missile launch.