On December 3-4, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un
participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Township of
Samjiyeon; gave field guidance at the revolutionary battle sites near
Mount Baekdu and rode up the mountain;cut the ribbon during the
completion ceremony for the Jungphyong Vegetable Greenhouse Farm and
the Tree Nursery; and expressed his appreciation to the
soldier-builders of the Korean People’s Army (KPA).
On December 3, the North Korean media reported thatKCNA issued a
Detailed Report on the Construction of the Township of Samjiyeon.
On December 4, the North Korean media reported that,according to a
decision of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central
Committee of the Worker’s Party of Korea (WPK), the 5thplenary meeting
of the 7thCentral Committee of the WPK will be convened in late December.
On December 2, the North Korean media condemned South Korea
President Moon’s request for support for the ROK’s North Korea policy
at the South Korea-ASEAN summit.
On December 3, the North Korean media denounced the South Korean
foreign minister’s visit to Japan and the conditional extension of the
General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA).
On November 30, the North Korean media reported thata vice director
general of the Department of Japanese Affairs at the Foreign Ministry,
in a statement, blasted Japanese Prime Minister Abe for mistaking the
North’s latest test-firing of a super-large multiple launch rocket
system for a ballistic missile launch.
On December 1, the North Korean media reported thatthe symphony
orchestra of the State Grand Theatre of China gave a performance at
theTheatre of the Samjiyon Orchestra for two days.
On December 3, the North Korean media reported thatRi Thae Song,
vice foreign minister in charge of U.S. affairs, in a statement,
called on Washington to show flexibility in its position by an
On December 4, the North Korean media reported that Pak Jong Chon,
the chief of the General Staff of the KPA, in a statement, warned that
the North may use “prompt corresponding actions” regarding the remarks
by President Donald Trump that the U.S. is still ready to take
military action if necessary.
On December 5, the North Korean media reported thatFirst Vice
Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui, in a statement, denounced the remarks
by President Donald Trump (The U.S. is still ready to take military
action if necessary).