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South-North Relations

Weekly Report on North Korea

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Weekly Report on North Korea from September 7 to 13, 2019 (No. 1482)

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장수민
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2019-09-13
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【Internal Affairs】
On September 7 and 11, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un posed for a photo with the participants in the 14th National Conference of Teachers, gave field guidance at the test-firing of a super-large multiple rocket launcher, and expressed his appreciation to the officials, scientists, and technicians in defense science research.

On September 7, the North Korean media reported that the North took emergency measures to minimize the damage from Lingling, this year’s 13th typhoon.

On September 8, the North Korean media reported that the State Emergency Disaster Committee had reported five deaths and three injuries due to Typhoon Lingling.

On September 13, the North Korean media reported that the leading officials of the Party, government, and armed forces laid wreaths at the Revolutionary Martyrs’ Cemetery on Mt. Taesong, the Patriotic Martyrs’ Cemetery in Sinmi-ri, and the Fatherland Liberation War Martyrs’ Cemetery on the occasion of Chuseok.

On September 13, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong provided field guidance at the Kim Jong Tae Electric Locomotive Complex and the Pyongyang Bearing Factory.


【Internal Affairs】
On September 7, the North Korean media condemned the South Korean military for increasing its defense budget.


【Foreign Affairs】
On September 8, the North Korean media denounced the US-Japan joint naval exercises.

On September 9, the North Korean media reported that the leaders of China, Russia, Cuba, Singapore, and Syria sent congratulatory messages to Kim Jong Un on the occasion of the 71st founding anniversary of the DPRK.

On September 9, the North Korean media quoted First Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui as saying that the North is willing to have the working-level negotiations with the US in late September.

On September 9, the North Korean media slammed Japan’s top court for dismissing a damages claim filed over the government’s decision to exclude pro-North Korean schools from its tuition-free program for high schools.

On September 10, the North Korean media criticized the US’s response to the end of the General Security of Military Information Agreement between South Korea and Japan.

On September 10, the North Korean media reported that Ri Su Yong, vice-chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), met with the vice president of Laos.