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South-North Relations

Weekly Report on North Korea

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Weekly Report on North Korea from September 21 to 27, 2019 (No. 1484)

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장수민
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2019-09-27
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【Internal Affairs】
On September 22, the North Korean media reported that a memorial meeting was held at the People’s Palace of Culture to mark the 70th death anniversary of Kim Jong Suk, the wife of Kim Jong Il.

On September 23, the North Korean media reported that Pak Pong Ju, vice-chairman of the State Affairs Commission, provided field guidance at various units in South Hamgyeong Province.

On September 24, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong gave field guidance at the Ragwon Machine Complex, the Ryangchaek Bearing Factory, the Sinuiju Cosmetics Factory, the Sinam Co-op Farm in Ryongcheon County, the Ponghwa Chemical Factory, the December 5 Youth Mine, the Sinuiju Streptomycin Factory, and other units in North Pyeongan Province.

On September 27, the North Korean media reported that a meeting was held to mark the 40th anniversary of the creation of the art propaganda squad.

On September 27, the North Korean media reported that a meeting was held to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Mansudae Art Troupe.

On September 27, the North Korean media reported that the closing ceremony of the 17th Pyongyang International Film Festival was held.


【Inter-Korean Affairs】
On September 23, the North Korean media condemned the South’s increase in its defense budget and argued that cooperation between all the Korean people in the North and the South is the only way out.

On September 26, the North Korean media denounced the South’s policy on the North as “pro-American flunkyism.”

On September 27, the North Korean media criticized the South’s increase in its defense budget as a “reckless military act.”


【Foreign Affairs】
On September 21, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un sent a reply to congratulatory messages from the First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party and the Prime Minister of Cuba on the occasion of the 71st founding anniversary of the DPRK (September 9).

On September 24, the North Korean media reported that Pak Thae Song, chairman of the DPRK Supreme People’s Assembly, had a meeting with the president of the National Constituent Assembly of Venezuela.

On September 25, the North Korean media reported that the Korean Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries and the DPRK-China Friendship Association held a banquet at Okryukwan Restaurant on the occasion of the 70th founding anniversary of China.

On September 27, the North Korean media reported that Foreign Ministry adviser Kim Kye Gwan, in a statement, said that he would like to place hope on Mr. Trump’s wise option and bold decision and keep an eye on the next moves of the US.

On September 27, the North Korean media reported that the North Korean chief delegate delivered a speech at the UN Climate Action Summit 2019 on September 23.