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South-North Relations

Weekly Report on North Korea

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Weekly Report on North Korea from October 12 to 18, 2019 (No. 1487)

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2019-10-18
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【Internal Affairs】
On October 16-18, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un gave field guidance at the construction sites in Samjiyeon County, climbed Mt.
Baekdu on a white horse, and provided field guidance at the construction sites of Jungphyong Vegetable Greenhouse Farm and Tree Nursery in Gyeongseong County, North Hamgyeong Province.

On October 13, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong gave field guidance at the East Pyongyang Thermal Power Plant, the Chongchongang Thermal Power Plant, and the Joyang Coal Mine.

On October 14, the North Korean media reported that the 1st Chongjin Autumn International Trade Fair opened.

On October 16, the North Korean media reported that the opening ceremony for the Hyesan-Samjiyeon railroad was held at the Wiyon Youth Railway Station on October 15.

On October 17, the North Korean media reported that “Kim Jong Un’s march on horseback on Mt. Baekdu is a great event of weighty importance in the history of the Korean revolution” and underscored the need to more vigorously pursue socialist construction.

On October 17, the North Korean media reported that Pak Pong Ju, vice chairman of the WPK, provided field guidance at the Mugal Co-op Farm and the Phyongam Co-op Farm in Goksan County; the Township Co-op Farm and Gurak Co-op Farm in Singye County; food administration stations in Goksan County and Singye County; Singok Reservoir; Poman Fish Farm in Seoheung County; the Anju Area Coal-Mining Complex; and the Posan Iron Works.

On October 18, the North Korean media reported that the North carried out the Autumn Land Management Campaign.


【Inter-Korean Affairs】
On October 15, the North Korean media briefly reported on the outcome of the inter-Korean 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier, stating, “The inter-Korean match ended in a draw after a fierce battle.”

On October 15, the North Korean media condemned the ROK-US joint KMEP (Korean Marine Exchange Program) military exercises as the commander of the US Marine Corps unveiled the details of the joint drills.


【Foreign Affairs】
On October 12, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a Q&A session with KCNA reporters, demanded that Japan pay compensation for a fishing boat that sank when it collided with a Japanese patrol boat on October 7 and that Tokyo take steps to prevent similar incidents in the future.

On October 15, the North Korean media reported that Kim Su Gil, director of the General Political Bureau of the Korean People’s Army, had a meeting with Miao Hua, director of the Political Affairs Department of the Central Military Commission of China.

On October 15, the North Korean media reported that FIFA President Gianni Infantino arrived in Pyeongyang: he watched an inter-Korean match held as part of the second round of the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, greeted children at the Pyongyang International Football School, and met officials of the DPR Korea Football Association.