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South-North Relations

Weekly Report on North Korea

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Weekly Report on North Korea from August 31 to September 6, 2019 (No.1481)

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장수민
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2019-09-06
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【Internal Affairs】
On August 31 and September 6, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un provided field guidance at the construction site of the hot spring tourist area in Yangdeok, South Pyeongan Province and convened an emergency meeting of the Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea to prepare for Typhoon Lingling.

On August 31, the North Korean media emphasized the achievements of weapons development and argued that a series of such achievements gave the people a sense of pride as well as faith and optimism about a sure victory.

On September 2, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong gave field guidance at several agricultural units in Hwanghae Province including the single-stage water pumping station of the West Sea Barrage-Sinchon-Kangnyong, Ongjin Waterway; the township cooperative farm in Eunryul County; the Sogok Cooperative Farm; and the Sunchon Cooperative Farm in Hwangju County, North Hwanghae Province.

On September 4, the North Korean media reported that the 14th National Conference of Teachers was held at the Pyongyang Indoor Stadium on September 3.

On September 6, the North Korean media exalted Kim Jong Un’s leadership and love for the people.


【Inter-Korean Affairs】
On September 4, the North Korean media condemned the South’s consideration of the deployment of U.S. medium-range missiles and the redeployment of strategic nuclear weapons.

On September 5, the North Korean media denounced the South’s conservative parties’ position regarding the decision to abrogate the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA) between the Republic of Korea and Japan.

On September 6, the North Korean media blasted the South’s plan to introduce additional F-35A stealth fighter jets.


【Foreign Affairs】
On August 31, the North Korean media reported that Choe Son Hui, first vice foreign minister, in a statement, criticized the remarks by US Secretary of State Pompeo.

On September 1, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the National oordination Committee to Prevent Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing, in a statement, condemned the report by the UN Sanctions Committee on North Korea regarding the hacking incident that says that the country has generated about $2 billion from cybercrime and funneled the money into its weapons of mass destruction (WMD) program.

On September 3, the North Korean media reported that Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho met with his  Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.

On September 4, the North Korean media reported that the Chinese delegation led by Foreign Minister Wang Yi paid tribute at the Martyrs Cemetery of the Chinese People’s Volunteers in Anju.

On September 5, the North Korean media condemned a US senator’s comment of “an unstable dictator.”